OPSB schedules public hearing for proposed transmission line in Miami County

COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 17, 2019) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Dayton Power and Light’s (DP&L) proposal to construct a new electric transmission line in Miami County. The hearing is scheduled as follows:

September 17, 2019, at 6 p.m.
Hobart Arena
Bravo Room (north end of building)
255 Adams Street
Troy, Ohio 45373

The proposed West Milton-Eldean 138 kilovolt transmission line would span 16.7 miles between the existing West Milton substation and the existing Eldean Substation. The line would be located in the village of West Milton, the city of Troy, and unincorporated parts of Union and Concord townships.

The purpose of the local public hearing is to allow interested persons in the project area, who are not parties to the case, to provide testimony regarding the proposed facility. A separate adjudicatory hearing will commence on October 1, 2019, at 10 a.m., in hearing room 11-D, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is for DP&L, OPSB staff, and parties to the case to present evidence regarding the proposed facility.

Additional information regarding the proposed transmission line is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 18-1259-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.