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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- August 05, 2014
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Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300
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MEDIA REMINDER -- PSC To Hold Local Public Hearings Next Week In Grain Belt Express Clean Line Transmission Line Case

JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold local public hearings in Monroe City, Hannibal, Marceline and Moberly during the week of August 11 in a case filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express). 
Grain Belt Express seeks a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line and associated facilities within Buchanan, Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Randolph, Monroe and Ralls counties in Missouri as well as an associated converter station in Ralls County.  According to the application, approximately 206 miles of a high voltage, direct current (“HVDC”) transmission line will traverse the state of Missouri from Kansas into Illinois and Indiana.
The local public hearing schedule in this case appears below.
August 12, 2014—Monroe City.  Knights of Columbus Hall, 424 South Locust.  The local public hearing will begin at 11:00 a.m.
August 12, 2014—Hannibal.  Theater Auditorium, Hannibal-LaGrange University, 2800 Palmyra Road.  The local public hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
August 14, 2014—Marceline.  Walsworth Community Center, 124 East RitchieThe local public hearing will begin at 11:00 a.m.
August 14, 2014—Moberly.  Moberly City Auditorium, 201 West Rollins.  The local public hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
September 3, 2014—Cameron.  Cameron Community Center, 219 Ashland Avenue.  The local public hearing will begin at 11:00 a.m.
September 3, 2014—St. Joseph.  Moila Shriners Ballroom, 701 North Noyes Blvd.   The local public hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
September 4, 2014—Hamilton.  Hamilton Community Arts Theatre, ER Penney Drive.  The local public hearing will begin at 11:00 a.m.
September 4, 2014—Carrollton.  Rupe Community Center, 710 Harvest Hills Drive.  The local public hearing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
 
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Case No. EA-2014-0207
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