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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 14-665
Project name Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Transmission Line
Applicant Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.
Description Minnkota Power is planning a new 115 kV transmission line and new 115/4.16 substation in Clearwater County
Subjects Environmental policy; Electric power transmission; Environmental assessment
Location Clearwater County; Clearwater County -- Clearbrook City; Clearwater County -- Leon Township; Clearwater County -- Pine Lake Township
Docket created: August 06, 2014
Contacts: , , Environmental Review Manager.
, , Public Advisor.
Status:
 
01-25-2016
Application accepted
 
02-22-2016
Public meeting
 
06-30-2016
Scoping decision
 
09-13-2016
Application withdrawn
 
Docket closed
eDockets 14-665
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Project Summary

Note: Minnkota has withdrawn its application for a route permit as of September 13, 2016, as the Project's intended purpose is no longer relevant.

Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. (Minnkota Power) is applying for a route permit for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West Project pursuant to the alternative permitting procedures in Minnesota Rules 7850.2800-3900.

The proposed Project includes construction of a new 5.3-mile 115 kilovolt (kV) transmission line and a new 115/4.16 kV substation . The proposed Project will start in Leon Township by tapping an existing 115 kV line and end in Pine Lake Townshp at the new Clearbrook West Substation. The proposed Project is intended to serve a single industrial user in the Clearbrook area.

Primary Documents
DateDocumentDescription
09/13/16 Petition to Withdraw Route Permit Application_September 13, 2016 | document details
Minnkota has petitioned the Commission to withdraw its application for a route permit for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project
11/25/15 Application for a Route Permit for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Transmission Project
Minnkota has submitted a route permit application to build a new 115 kV transmission line and and a new 115/4.16 kV substation in Clearwater County
File Register
Energy Facilities eDockets
DateDocumentDescription
09/13/16 Petition to Withdraw Route Permit Application_September 13, 2016 | document details
Minnkota has petitioned the Commission to withdraw its application for a route permit for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project
06/30/16 Notice of Availability of the EA Scoping Decision for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV HVTL Project | document details
The Department of Commerce Deputy Commissioner has released the Scoping Decision for the Environmental Assessment for the Project. The EA is anticipated to be completed by the end of September 2016
06/30/16 Environmental Assessment Scoping Decision for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV HVTL Project | document details
The Department of Commerce Deputy Commissioner has released the Scoping Decision for the Environmental Assessment for the Project. The EA is anticipated to be completed by the end of September 2016
05/24/16 Order Reopening and Amending January 25, 2016 Order, Adapting Procedural Framework, and Including Additional Routes for Scoping | document details
The Commission amended the original Acceptance Order to refer the matter to an ALJ for findings and a recommendation, and identified four route alternatives to be included in the Scoping Decision
04/12/16 Comments to the Commission on the Scoping Process for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Transmission Project | document details
EERA forwarded comments to the Commission on the scoping process and comments; including its recommendation to include an alternative route for consideration in the EA
03/07/16 Public Comments on the Scope of the EA for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project
Included are all the comments on the Project and alternatives offered at the Public Meeting and during the following public comment period closed March 7, 2016
02/22/16 Public Information/Scoping Meeting Handout Materials
Information materials available for Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project public meeting, including a public comment form
01/26/16 Notice of the Public Information and Scoping Meeting for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project | document details
The Commission and EERA are noticing a public meeting to be held at the Clearbrook Community Center on Monday, February 22, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. A public comment period will be open for comments on the scope of the environmental assessment through March 7, 2016
01/25/16 Commission Application Completeness Acceptance Order for Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project | document details
The Commission has accepted the Minnkota Cooperative Power application for a Route Permit as complete, and has authorized review of the Project under the alternative permitting process
12/16/15 Comments and Recommendations on Application Acceptance for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project | document details
EERA has filed comments and recommends the Commission find the Minnkota Cooperative Application for a Route Permit complete under Minnesota Rule 7850.3100. EERA also recommends the use of a Summary Report for the Public Hearing
11/25/15 Application for a Route Permit for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Transmission Project
Minnkota has submitted a route permit application to build a new 115 kV transmission line and and a new 115/4.16 kV substation in Clearwater County
08/06/14 Intent to File Route Permit Application Under the Alternative Permitting Process | document details
Minnkota Power notification of intent to file an application for the Clearbrook-Clearbrook West 115 kV Project in Clearwater County under the alternative permitting process

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