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Project Docket

Docket No ET2/TL-11-915
Project name Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project
Applicant Great River Energy
Description Great River Energy and Minnesota Municipal Power Agency propose to construct a new 5.8-mile 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to serve Anoka Municipal Utilities� existing Enterprise Park Substation. The Project will also require modifications to Xcel Energy�s existing Crooked Lake Substation and the addition of a 115-kV transformer at AMU�s Enterprise Park Substation.
Subjects Environmental policy; Electric power transmission
Location Anoka County
Docket created: October 04, 2011
Status:
 
11-4-2011
Application accepted
 
12-1-2011
Public meeting
 
01-5-2012
Scoping decision
 
03-29-2012
Environmental document available
 
04-16-2012
Public hearing
 
08-24-2012
Permit issued
 
Project built
 
Docket closed
eDockets 11-915
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Project Summary

Primary Documents
DateDocumentDescription
10/04/11 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Route Permit Application
Great River Energy and Minnesota Municipal Power Agency propose to construct a new 5.8-mile 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to serve Anoka Municipal Utilities� existing Enterprise Park Substation. The Project will also require modifications to Xcel Energy�s existing Crooked Lake Substation and the addition of a 115-kV transformer at AMU�s Enterprise Park Substation.
03/29/12 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Environmental Assessment (4.6 MB) | document details
The Department of Commerce Energy Facility Permitting unit has prepared an Environmental Assessment for the project. The document identifies potential impacts and mitigation measures for the project.
File Register
DateDocumentDescription
08/24/12 Commission Order Issuing a Route Permit for the Enterprise Park 115 kV Transmission Line Project in Anoka County (3.6 MB) | document details
Commission order issuing a route permit for the Enterprise Park 115 kV transmission line project. Includes the Commission's order, findings of fact, and the route permit with maps
06/29/12 Notice of Comment Period on Proposed Findings of Fact and Proposed Permit | document details
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is seeking comments on the Department of Commerce, Energy Facility Permitting unit's proposed findings of fact and proposed permit for the Enterprise Park project. Initial comments will be accepted through July 11, 2012, and reply comments through July 23, 2012
06/25/12 EFP Staff Comments and Recommendations on Permit Issuance for Great River Energy's Enterprise Park 115kV transmission line project (3.9 MB) | document details
Staff comments on issuance of a route permit, including proposed findings of fact and a proposed route permit with maps for Great River Energy's Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line project
05/25/12 Summary of Public Hearing Testimony and Written Comments on the Enterprise Park 115kV Transmission Line Project (420 KB) | document details
The administrative law judge's summary of testimony at the public hearing and of written comments received on the Enterprise Park transmission line project
03/29/12 Notice of Public Hearing and Availability of Environmental Assessment for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115kV Transmission Line Project | document details
A public hearing will be held at Anoka City Hall at 6pm on April 16, 2012 on the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake Transmission Line Project. Administrative Law Judge Richard Luis will accept written comments until April 30, 2012. The Department of Commerce has published an Environmental Assessment on the project
03/29/12 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Environmental Assessment (4.6 MB) | document details
The Department of Commerce Energy Facility Permitting unit has prepared an Environmental Assessment for the project. The document identifies potential impacts and mitigation measures for the project.
01/09/12 Scoping Decision for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Environmental Assessment (592 KB) | document details
The scoping decision describes the issues and alternative route segment to be evaluated in the environmental assessment. The environmental assessment is expected to be completed and available in March 2012
01/09/12 Comments on the Scope of the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line Environmental Assessment (7.3 MB) | document details
Comments received at the public information and scoping meetings, and written comments received on the scope of the environmental assessment
11/14/11 Notice of Public Information and Environmental Assessment Scoping Meeting for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115kV Transmission project | document details
Public information and scoping meeting sessions will be held on Thursday December 1, 2011, from 1:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-9:00 pm at the Anoka City Hall. Public comments on the scope of the environmental assessment will be accepted through December 19, 2011
11/04/11 Public Utilities Commission Order on application acceptance for the Great River Energy Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line project | document details
PUC order accepting the application for a route permit for the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV transmission line project as complete under the alternative review process
10/21/11 EFP Comments and Recommendations on the Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115kV Transmission Line Project Route Permit Application | document details
Staff recommends the Commission accept the route permit application as complete under the Alternative Review Process of the Power Plant Siting Act
10/04/11 Enterprise Park to Crooked Lake 115 kV Transmission Line Project Route Permit Application
Great River Energy and Minnesota Municipal Power Agency propose to construct a new 5.8-mile 115-kilovolt (kV) transmission line to serve Anoka Municipal Utilities� existing Enterprise Park Substation. The Project will also require modifications to Xcel Energy�s existing Crooked Lake Substation and the addition of a 115-kV transformer at AMU�s Enterprise Park Substation.
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10/08/13 201310-92245-01 PUC LETTER--TO MARK STROHFUS
09/30/13 20139-91901-01 DOC EFP COMPLIANCE REVIEW--AND COMMENTS
09/12/13 20139-91235-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--TRANS LINE PLAN AND PROFILE ADDENDUM 2
09/10/13 20139-91150-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--TRANS LINE PLAN AND PROFILE ADDENDUM 1
09/10/13 20139-91150-02 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--TRANS LINE ATTACHMENT C1
09/10/13 20139-91150-03 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--TRANS LINE ATTACHMENT C2
09/09/13 20139-91107-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--TRANS LINE PLAN AND PROFILE LTR
09/09/13 20139-91107-03 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--TRANS LINE ATTACHMENT A
09/09/13 20139-91107-02 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--TRANS LINE ATTACHMENT B
08/02/13 20138-89868-01 PUC LETTER--TO MARK STROHFUS RE PLAN AND PROFILE COMPLIANCE FILINGS
08/02/13 20138-89849-01 DOC EFP COMMENTS--AND REVIEW OF COMPLIANCE FILING DATED 7-12-2013 - REVISED
08/01/13 20138-89817-01 DOC EFP COMMENTS--AND EFP REVIEW OF COMPLIANCE FILING DATED 7-12-2013
07/12/13 20137-89078-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--ENTERPRISE PARK SUBSTATION GRADING PLAN & COMPLAINT PROCEDURE
06/28/13 20136-88655-01 DOC EFP COMPLIANCE REVIEW--EFP STAFF REVIEW AND COMMENTS - CROOKED LAKE SUBSTATION LOCATION AND GRADING PLAN
06/27/13 20136-88624-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--CROOKED LAKE SUB LOCATION AND GRADING PLAN
06/25/13 20136-88492-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--CROOKED LAKE SUB LOCATION AND LANDSCAPE PLAN
05/22/13 20135-87282-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY COMPLIANCE FILING--CROOKED LAKE SUB LOCATION AND GRADING PLAN
12/04/12 201212-81357-25 PUC NOTICE--POWER PLANT SITING AND TRANSMISSION LINE ROUTING PROGRAM ANNUAL HEARING
12/04/12 201212-81357-53 PUC NOTICE--CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE AND SERVICE LIST
11/16/12 201211-80752-06 PUC MINUTES--AUGUST 2, 2012 AGENDA MEETING
08/24/12 20128-78089-02 PUC ORDER--CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE AND SERVICE LIST
08/24/12 20128-78089-01 PUC ORDER
07/26/12 20127-77260-01 PUC BRIEFING PAPERS--AUGUST 2, 2012 AGENDA MEETING
07/24/12 20127-77134-01 DOC EFP REPLY COMMENTS---REVISED DOC EFP REPLY COMMENTS
07/23/12 20127-77096-01 DOC EFP COMMENTS--REPLY
07/23/12 20127-77061-01 MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COMMENTS
07/20/12 20127-76992-06 PUC NOTICE OF COMMISSION MEETING--AUGUST 2, 2012 AGENDA
06/29/12 20126-76282-02 PUC NOTICE--CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE AND SERVICE LIST
06/29/12 20126-76282-01 PUC NOTICE--SOLICITING COMMENTS
06/25/12 20126-76012-01 DOC EFP COMMENTS--AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON PERMIT ISSUANCE, PROPOSED FINDINGS OF FACT, AND PROPOSED ROUTE PERMIT WITH MAPS
05/30/12 20125-75130-01 OAH PUBLIC COMMENT
05/25/12 20125-75013-01 OAH DECISION--SUMMARY OF TESTIMONY AT PUBLIC HEARING AND SUMMARY OF WRITTEN COMMENTS
05/24/12 20125-74976-01 OAH COMMENTS
05/14/12 20125-74702-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION--NEWSPAPER NOTICE AFFIDAVIT
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05/01/12 20125-74316-01 COURT REPORTER TRANSCRIPTS--PUBLIC HEARING TRANSCRIPT 4-16-12
05/01/12 20125-74315-01 COURT REPORTER EXHIBITS - HEARING--PUBLIC HEARING EXHIBIT 15
04/16/12 20124-73621-01 DOC EFP NOTICE---AVAILABILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND PUBLI HEARING NOTICE_EQB MONITOR
04/16/12 20124-73618-01 DOC EFP OTHER---PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE SCOPE OF THE EA _1-9-12
04/12/12 20124-73557-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION--SCOPING MEETING AFFIDAVIT OF NOTIFICE PUBLICATION
04/05/12 20124-73367-01 DOC EFP AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION--PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE TO LOCAL OFFICIALS VIA CERTIFIED MAIL
03/29/12 20123-73085-01 DOC EFP REPORT---ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT, WITH APPENDICES B AND C
03/29/12 20123-73085-02 DOC EFP REPORT--ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT APPENDIX A - SHEET MAPS
03/29/12 20123-73092-01 DOC EFP NOTICE--OF PUBLIC HEARING AND AVAILABILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
01/09/12 20121-70073-01 DOC EFP OTHER--- EA SCOPING DECISION
01/06/12 20121-70000-04 PUC MINUTES--NOVEMBER 3, 2011 AGENDA MEETING
12/19/11 201112-69399-01 MNDOT COMMENTS
11/14/11 201111-68334-01 DOC NOTICE--OF PUBLIC INFORMATION AND SCOPING MEETING
11/14/11 201111-68312-01 DOC EFP NOTICE--EQB MONITOR
11/04/11 201111-68101-01 PUC ORDER
11/04/11 201111-68101-02 PUC ORDER--CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE AND SERVICE LIST
11/01/11 201111-67960-02 GREAT RIVER ENERGY AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION--NOTICE AND AFFIDAVIT PART 2
11/01/11 201111-67960-04 GREAT RIVER ENERGY AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION--NOTICE AND AFFIDAVIT PART 4
11/01/11 201111-67960-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION--NOTICE AND AFFIDAVIT PART 1
11/01/11 201111-67960-03 GREAT RIVER ENERGY AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION--NOTICE AND AFFIDAVIT PART 3
10/21/11 201110-67579-01 DOC EFP COMMENTS--AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM EFP ON APPLICATION ACCEPTANCE
10/21/11 201110-67581-01 DOC EFP COMMENTS--AND RECOMMENDATIONS COVER LETTER TO DR. HAAR
10/21/11 201110-67570-04 PUC NOTICE OF COMMISSION MEETING--NOVEMBER 3, 2011
10/04/11 201110-66943-10 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--TRANSMITTAL LTR, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-04 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--APP B2, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--ENTERPRISE PARK 115-KV TRANSMISSION PROJ ROUTE PERMIT APPLICATION
10/04/11 201110-66943-03 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--APP B1, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-05 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--APP C1, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-07 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--APP D, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-02 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--APP A, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-08 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--FIGURES PART 1, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-06 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--APP C2, ROUTE PERMIT APP
10/04/11 201110-66943-09 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--FIGURES PART 2, ROUTE PERMIT APP
09/07/11 20119-66040-01 GREAT RIVER ENERGY INITIAL FILING--INTENDS TO SUBMIT A ROUTE PERMIT APPLICATION FOR ENTERPRISE PARK 115-KV PROJECT