WI Public Service Commission schedules Two Wisconsin EIS Scoping Meetings (CapX2020)

Date: 18 Jul 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

WI Public Service Commission schedules Two Wisconsin EIS Scoping Meetings (CapX2020)

July 14 in Cochrane, WI

and July 20 in Centerville, WI

Scoping meetings are designed to get public comments regarding what we all think should be covered in the Environmental Impact Statement:

Thurs. July 14 1:30 – 4 p.m. and 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Cochrane: Buffalo City Hall
245 E 10th St. Cochrane, WI 54622
Wed. July 20th Centerville Community Center 1:30 – 4 p.m. and 6:30 – 9 p.m.
W24854 State Road 54/93
Centerville, WI 534630

To submit comments, the PSC staff suggests three ways:

  • Show up at one of the meetings above and make your comment;
  • Contact EIS Coordinator Ken Rineer at kenneth.rineer@wi.gov
  • Go to PSC’s Comment site and make your comment online:


Because the USDA’s RUS Comment period is reopened until July 24, 2011, ALSO SEND A COPY TO Stephanie Strength at RUS:


… or…

Stephanie A. Strength
Environmental Protection Specialist
Rural Utilities Service
Engineering and Environmental Staff
1400 Independent Avenue S.W.
Mail Stop 1571, Room 2242
Washington, DC 20250

For the full Wisconsin PSC docket, go to www.psc.wi.gov and scroll down and enter docket number 05-CE-136 .


Note .. this information was provided by attorney Carol Overland: “It’s important to bring everything together from the various jurisdictions that have anything to do with WI, so dig through the Minnesota DEIS, AVAILABLE HERE ON MN’S COMMERCE WEBSITE; andthe RUS Alternative Evaluation Study and Macro Corridor Study and note that on the official RUS website they have only the Macro Corridor December 2010 Modification Maps and do not have the Alternative Evaluation Study or Macro Corridor Study or the new June 2011 Macro Corridor Routes!

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