One last time to submit comments on transmission line


Area residents will have an opportunity to give comments on the proposed CapX 2020 Brookings electrical transmission route.

The Public Utilities Committee will hear public comments regarding CapX 2020’s proposal for the Brookings transmission line on July 13, beginning at 9:30 a.m. On July 15, the Public Utilities Commission is expected to make a decision about the transmission line route.

Those who wish to speak must sign up by July 12 at 9:30 a.m. To register, call 651-296-0406 or 800-657-3782. Comments may also be e-mailed to Those wishing to give comments must provide their name, telephone number, and affiliation, if any.

The Public Utilities Commission meeting will be held Tuesday, July 13 at 9:30 a.m. at 121 – 7th Place East, Large Hearing Room, in St. Paul.

The public may attend, or watch the meeting online on July 15, when the Public Utilities Commission is expected to make its decision on the Brookings Transmission Line route.