Hearing for transmission line in Paulding Co.

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public hearing to provide area residents an opportunity to testify about Paulding Wind Farm III’s proposal to construct a 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line and associated switchyard in Benton and Harrison townships, Paulding County.

The 8-mile long transmission line would connect the Timber Road I and III wind farms to American Electric Power’s 138 kV Lincoln-Sterling transmission circuit.


The public hearing is scheduled for April 21 at 6 p.m. at Wayne Trace Junior-Senior High School, 4915 U.S. 127, Haviland, Ohio.

The adjudicatory hearing in the case will begin at 10 a.m. April 28 at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, hearing room 11-D, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus.

Additional information regarding the proposed transmission line is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 15-1737-EL-BTX.

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