OPSB postpones local hearing for proposed transmission line in Harrison County

COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 5, 2018) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has rescheduled a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Harrison Power Transmission, LLC’s proposal to construct an overhead transmission line in Harrison County. The local public hearing previously scheduled for July 19, 2018 is now scheduled as follows:

Sept. 12, 2018, at 6 p.m.
Puskarich Public Library
200 East Market Street
Cadiz, Ohio 43907

The Harrison Power 138 kilovolt Transmission Line would span 5-miles between the proposed Harrison Power Substation located in the Harrison County Industrial Park to the AEP Nottingham Substation located in Athens Township. The project would provide a connection from the proposed Harrison Power Plant to the electric transmission grid.

The OPSB has also rescheduled the adjudicatory hearing in this proceeding. The adjudicatory hearing originally scheduled for Aug. 1, 2018, will instead begin at 10 a.m. on Sept. 21, 2018, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-C, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed Harrison Power Project is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 17-2084-EL-BTX.

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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.

Media Contact: Matt Butler, (614) 644-7670