ND Regulators Sign Off On 250-Mile Power Line Project

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 1:21 PM EDT) -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday removed the final regulatory obstacle for a $312 million transmission line project planned by the Minnkota Power Cooperative — paving the way for the longest electrical connection approved by the state in three decades.

The commission issued a route permit to Minnkota, approving the specific location of the transmission lines for the Center to Grand Forks Transmission Line Project, which will span 250 miles, the company said.

“The receiving of the route permit is a key milestone for...
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