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Media Advisory: Upcoming Meeting to Discuss Wind Power Transmission Project

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Dept. of Energy hosting public hearing on Plains and Eastern Clean Line

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org

 

Millington, Tenn. (February 10, 2015) – The Plains and Eastern Clean Line, a high voltage direct current transmission project, would connect more than 3,500 megawatts of high quality, low cost wind power from western Oklahoma and Texas deep into Arkansas and Tennessee. The 720 mile long power line is presently undergoing a federal environmental impact statement review by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). A draft version of that review has been published and the public has until March 19th to provide comments.

The Department of Energy will host a public meeting on the Plains and Eastern Clean Line project in Millington, Tennessee on February 12th at the civic center.

 

WHEN: Thursday, February 12, 5PM-8PM

 

WHO: The DOE National Environmental Policy Act Document Manager, Dr. Jane Summerson, will describe the Draft EIS, the NEPA and Section 106 processes, and the methods that can be used to submit comments.

 

COST: FREE

 

WHERE:

Harvell Civic Center Auditorium
8077 Wilkinsville Rd.
Millington, TN 38053

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