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This webpage contains information and documents related to the permitting of this project by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Every project before the Commission has an electronic docket (eDocket), a file folder for all of the project's documents.

Documents for this project are listed below in the File Register, most recent documents first. To view the eDockets record for this project, click on the eDockets link below, or click on the eDockets tab in the File Register. A subset of the record, including key documents with descriptions, is available by clicking on the Energy Facilities tab in the File Register.

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Project Docket

Docket No 13-591
Project name Odell Wind HVTL - 115 kV Transmission Line and Woad Hill Substation
Applicant Geronimo Wind Energy, LLC; Odell Wind Farm, LLC
Description Odell Wind Farm, LLC is proposing to construct 9.5 miles of 115 kV transmission line to transmit energy generated at the planned 200 MW Odell Wind Farm to the Woad Hill Substation
Subjects Environmental policy; Electric power transmission
Location Minnesota; Cottonwood County -- Mountain Lake Township; Jackson County -- Kimball Township; Martin County -- Cedar Township
Docket created: December 12, 2013
Contacts: Richard Davis, 651-539-1846, Environmental Review Manager.
Status:
 
01-23-2014
Application accepted
 
02-10-2014
Public meeting
 
04-14-2014
Scoping decision
 
07-1-2014
Environmental document available
 
07-9-2014
Public hearing
 
10-29-2014
Permit issued
 
Project built
 
Docket closed
eDockets 13-591
Mailing list Contact the Public Utilies Commission at docketing.puc@state.mn.us or 651-201-2204 or 1-800-657-3782 to sign up.
Project Summary

Primary Documents
DateDocumentDescription
10/29/14 Commission Order and Route Permit | document details
Commission order granting a route permit to Odell Wind Farm, LLC for 115 kV Transmission Line and Woad Hill Substation
07/01/14 Odell Wind HVTL - Environmental Assessment | document details
DOC-EERA has issued an Environmental Assessment (EA) on a 9.5 mile single circuit 115kV high voltage transmission line proposed by Odell Wind Farm, LLC in Cottonwood, Jackson and Martin counties
File Register
Energy Facilities eDockets
DateDocumentDescription
10/29/14 Commission Order and Route Permit | document details
Commission order granting a route permit to Odell Wind Farm, LLC for 115 kV Transmission Line and Woad Hill Substation
07/01/14 Odell Wind HVTL - Environmental Assessment | document details
DOC-EERA has issued an Environmental Assessment (EA) on a 9.5 mile single circuit 115kV high voltage transmission line proposed by Odell Wind Farm, LLC in Cottonwood, Jackson and Martin counties
07/01/14 Odell Wind HVTL - Notice of Environmental Assessment Availability | document details
Please take notice that DOC-EERA has completed and made available an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Odell Wind 115 kV HVTL project.
06/20/14 Odell Wind HVTL - Notice of Public Hearing and Public Comment Period | document details
Please take notice that the Public Utilities Commission and the Office of Administrative Hearings will be conducting a Public Hearing for the proposed Odell Wind 115 kV HVTL project at the Windom Community Center in Windom, MN on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 1 p.m. The notice also makes available a public comment period, which will remain open until Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
04/14/14 Odell HVTL Project - Environmental Assessment Scoping Decision | document details
The Department of Commerce has issued the EA Scoping Decision for the Odell HVTL Project
03/10/14 Odell Wind HVTL - DOC-EERA Comments and Recommendations on Route Alternatives | document details
DOC-EERA comments and recommendations to the Commission on Odell Wind HVTL Route Alternatives
02/27/14 Odell Wind HVTL - Public Information and EA Scoping Meeting Notes, Windom Community Center | document details
Meeting notes including the PUC staff, DOC-EERA and applicant oral presentations given, and public comments received at the Public Information and EA Scoping Meeting held at the Windom Community Center on February 10, 2014.
02/04/14 Commission Order Regarding Application Completeness | document details
Commission order accepting the Odell Wind Farm, LLC route permit application for a proposed 115 kV Transmission Line and Woad Hill Substation as complete and authorizing environmental review under the alternative process
01/23/14 Odell Wind Farm 115 kV HVTL - Notice of Public Information and Environmental Assessment Scoping Meeting | document details
A Public Meeting for the Odell Wind 115 kV HVTL Project will be held at the Windom Community Center, 1750 Cottonwood Lake Drive, Windom, Minnesota at 6 p.m. Monday February 10, 2014. Comments on alternatives and issues to be evaluated in the environmental assessment prepared for this project will be accepted through February 24, 2014 at 4:30 p.m
01/02/14 DOC-EERA Application Completeness Review and Comment - Odell WInd HVTL Route Permit Application | document details
DOC-EERA review and comment letter regarding the completeness of the Odell Wind HVTL Route Permit Application to construct a 9.5 mile 115 kV transmission line and the Woad Hill Substation
12/12/13 Odell Wind High Voltage Transmission Line - Application for a Route Permit
Odell Wind Farm, LLC is requesting a route permit to construct 9.5 miles of 115 kV transmission line from the planned Odell Wind Farm project substation to the proposed Woad Hill Substation

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