OPSB to hold Local Public Hearing for Melmore Substation

COLUMBUS, OHIO (March 17, 2014) – The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about the proposed Melmore Substation, to be located southeast of the city of Tiffin.

The hearing is scheduled for:

March 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Camden Falls Conference Center
2460 State Route 231
Tiffin, Ohio 44883

American Electric Power (AEP) has proposed to construct the Melmore Substation to bolster northwest Ohio’s electric service and reliability. The proposed project would be located off of Township Road 17, north of Center Road, approximately 4 miles southeast of Tiffin. The permanent footprint of the project would be 2.4 acres.

Additional information regarding the proposed project (OPSB case number 13-0522-EL-BSB) is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov.

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The OPSB  reviews applications for the 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 future for Ohio future.

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