OPSB sets public hearing on Ackerman Road gas pipeline proposal

OPSB sets public hearing on Ackerman Road gas pipeline proposal

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Oct. 26, 2011) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to provide the public with an opportunity to testify about Columbia Gas of Ohio’s proposal to construct a natural gas pipeline in northwest Columbus. The proposed pipeline would run approximately 1.5 miles from the south side of Ackerman Road to a tie-in point along West Tulane Road.

The local public hearing is scheduled for:

Jan. 10, 2012 at 6 p.m.
Whetstone Park of Roses Shelter House
3901 North High Street
Columbus

The OPSB is responsible for reviewing and certificating plans for the construction of new energy facilities in Ohio. Before any company can build a new power plant, wind farm, electric transmission line, gas pipeline, or other major energy facility, the OPSB assures that the facility will benefit Ohio’s citizens, promotes the state’s economic interests, and protects the environment and land use.

More information regarding Ohio’s power siting process and Columbia Gas’ proposal in case 11-3534-GA-BTX is available at www.opsb.ohio.gov

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