OPSB schedules local public hearing for Avon Lake Gas Addition Project

COLUMBUS, OHIO (March 25, 2015) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about NRG Ohio Pipeline Company’s proposal to construct a 20-mile long natural gas pipeline in Lorain County.  

The public hearing is scheduled for:

April 8, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Spitzer Conference Center, Room 117
Lorain County Community College, Main Campus
1005 North Abbe Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

NRG Ohio Pipeline Company proposes to install a 24-inch diameter high-grade steel natural gas pipeline that would extend south from the existing Avon Lake Power Plant, located along the Lake Erie shoreline in the city of Avon Lake, to a proposed supply tap location southwest of the village of Grafton.

The adjudicatory hearing in the case has been rescheduled and will begin at 10:00 a.m. on April 23, 2015 at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Additional information regarding the proposed pipeline in case number 14-1717-GA-BLN is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov.

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

For additional information, contact: Matt Butler | (614) 644-7670