Monday, September 30, 2013

Lake Champlain Power Line Public Informational Meeting

Champlain Power ProjectThe public, organizations, businesses, municipalities, and others interested in the plans for running an underwater power transmission line on the bottom of Lake Champlain from Canada to the southern end are invited to a Champlain Hudson Power Express Public Informational Meeting to learn more about this project and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Representatives from Transmission Developers Incorporated will be in Plattsburgh to provide an update on the current status of the project along with near- and long-term plans and timeframes for constructing this power line.  Information on what this project might look like for Lake Champlain, the route of the power cable and how it will be installed, equipment needed for the installation, and time frames will be included in the discussions.  Updates on progress to date including such items as approvals and permits, as well as, underwater surveying and mapping will be presented.

This public meeting will be held Tuesday October 1, 2013 at 1:00 at the North Country Chamber of Commerce located at 7061 Route 9 in Plattsburgh, NY.

The meeting is free and open to the public.  In order to enable adequate space, please RSVP by calling 518-897-1262 or emailing [email protected]

Sponsored by the New York Citizens Advisory Committee of the Lake Champlain Basin Program.

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