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.


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