Map of meeting locations

It’s called the “Northland Reliability Project,” proposed by Minnesota Power and Great River Energy. The hearings are spread across the anticipated route for this line:

If you can’t make the meetings, there’s an online meeting too:

Be sure to send in your comments — IN WRITING:

What to comment on? This and more — focus on these issues for your comment to count, to be “relevant” to determining the scope of environmental review:

And be sure to ask for an Advisory Task Force (Minn. Stat. 216E.08), with public appointees, to raise the impacts that only folks on the ground, those potentially affected by this project, would know. In some recent transmission dockets, the Task Forces were comprised ONLY of local government officials, which is NOT the object of task force representation — it’s in the PUBLIC PARTICIPATION statute — the public must invited to apply and members of the public must be selected to serve!

Here’s the transmission line (rough) route map:

More details here on Legalectric:

Xmsn Road Show – Northland Reliability Project


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