OPSB cancels hearings for Emerson Creek Wind Farm and transmission line

COLUMBUS, OHIO (March 11, 2020) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) today canceled all hearings regarding Firelands Wind, LLC’s proposal to construct the Emerson Creek Wind Farm and electric transmission line in Erie and Huron counties. The hearings, expected to draw large crowds, are being canceled out of an abundance of caution.

The following hearings are canceled:

The Emerson Creek Wind Farm local public hearing and adjudicatory hearing scheduled for March 18, 2020 and April 14, 2020, respectively.

The Emerson Creek electric transmission line local public hearing and adjudicatory hearing schedule for April 6, 2020 and May 5, 2020, respectively.

All hearings will be rescheduled at a later date.

Additional information regarding the proposed facility and transmission line is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case numbers 18-1607-EL-BGN and 19-1073-EL-BTX.

Interested persons are reminded to submit informal written comments at any time on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov. Comments must include the case number to be include in the public comments section of the case record.  

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The Ohio Power Siting Board reviews applications for the construction of major utility facilities in Ohio. Together with Ohio’s elected officials, citizen stakeholders, and the energy industry, the Board strives to build a strong and competitive foundation for Ohio’s future.

Contact: Matt Butler, (614) 644-7670