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Minnesota Power Great Northern Transmission Line Project (Routing)


Project Docket

Docket No 14-21
Project Name Minnesota Power Great Northern Transmission Line Project (Routing)
Applicant Minnesota Power
Description Minnesota Power, in partnership with Manitoba Hydro, proposes to construct a 500 kV high voltage transmission line (HVTL) from the International border that would terminate at the Blackberry Substation in Itasca County
Location Beltrami County, Clearwater County, Itasca County, Kittson County, Koochiching County, Lake of the Woods County, Marshall County, Pennington County, Roseau County
Contact Bill Storm
bill.storm@state.mn.us
651-539-1844
Status
eDockets 14-21

Key Project Documents

Date Title Description
04/11/2016 Public Utilities Commission Order - GNTL Final Decision On February 26, 2016, the Commission met to consider Minnesota Power's route permit application for the GNTL
10/30/2015 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Great Northern Transmission Line The Department of Commerce has issued the final Environmental Impact Statement for the GNTL project. The final environmental impact statement (FEIS) analyzes the potential human and environmental impacts of the project and measures to avoid, minimize, and mitigate these impacts. It analyzes route alternatives that could be used for the project and provides a comparative analysis of routing options. The FEIS responds to the comments received on the draft EIS for this project
10/30/2015 Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Great Northern Transmission Line The Department of Commerce has issued the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the GNTL project.The FEIS responds to the comments received on the draft EIS for the project. The FEIS will be used by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in deciding whether to issue a route permit for the project.
06/19/2015 Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Great Northern Transmission Line Project The draft environmental impact statement (EIS) evaluates the potential human and environmental impacts of the proposed project and possible mitigation measures including route alternatives. The EIS is issued in draft form so that it may be improved by public comment. A final EIS will be developed based on comments received during the comment period on the draft EIS.

Project Documents