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Minnesota Power Seeks Public Input On Great Northern Transmission Line Route; Line Will Link Duluth And Iron Range To Canada

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A series of meetings to allow public input on the proposed route for the Great Northern Transmission Line is happening April 23rd and 24th.

Four meetings are planned for the region and will be held as follows:

  •  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Bigfork City Hall
  •  • 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Timber Lake Lodge in Grand Rapids
  •  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday April 24, at the Taconite Community Center
  •  • 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Meadowlands Community Center.

The Great Northern Transmission Line – which will provide a high-power link between Canada and the Arrowhead Region – is expected to be built in 2017 and be placed into service in 2020.

The project consists of a 500 kV transmission line from the Canadian border to Minnesota’s Iron Range, and a 345 kV double circuit line from the Iron Range to near Duluth.

A series of public meetings are being held to solicit the public’s input;  Interested parties that can’t make it to one of the meetings is invited to visit the online meeting site – available by clicking here.

Minnesota Power hosts alternate route meetings – Hibbing Daily Tribune: Local.

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