PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION
SITING OF CERTAIN ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION FACILITIES
61-1707. Public workshops. (1) After a transmitting utility has filed its notice of intent with the commission and before it files the application for a route certificate, the transmitting utility shall conduct informal public workshops at location(s) along the proposed transmission route. The purpose of the workshops is to provide information about the transmission project and the process for obtaining construction authority.
(2) After a transmitting utility has filed an application for a route certificate, the commission will determine whether the staff should conduct an informational public workshop at locations along the proposed transmission route. The purpose of the public workshop is for the commission staff to dispense information concerning the transmission utility’s application and to advise interested persons on how to participate in the commission’s review proceeding.
(3) Notice of the public workshops shall be issued a minimum of fourteen (14) days prior to the workshop to newspapers of general circulation and radio and television stations in the affected area.
[61-1707, added 2007, ch. 186, sec. 1, p. 542.]