OPSB schedules hearings for proposed transmission line upgrades in Clark County

COLUMBUS, OHIO (April 12, 2017) –  The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a local public hearing to allow the public to express their views about an American Transmission Systems, Incorporated (ATSI) proposal to upgrade electric transmission lines located in Clark County. The local public hearing is scheduled as follows:

June 12, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Moorefield Township Trustees
1616 Moorefield Road
Springfield, Ohio 45503

The proposed East Springfield-Tangy 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line is an extension of an approximately 5.3 mile loop from the existing transmission line to the expanded Broadview substation. This extension is one of three components of the Springfield Area 138 kV Reinforcement Project. The line is part of a plan to improve electric service efficiency and flexibility in the operation of the transmission system in Clark County.

An adjudicatory hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Jun. 27, 2017, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Hearing Room 11-D, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed transmission line upgrades is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 16-1982-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.

Contact: Matt Butler, 614-644-7670