Grain Belt Express Files Application for Line in Missouri

Published 03/28 2014 11:13AM

Updated 03/28 2014 08:59PM

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) A company wishing to run high voltage power lines across northwest Missouri has filed for a certificate for the project through the Missouri Public Service Commission.

The MPSC announced Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC has filed an application for the proposed project.

The application indicates the company's plan to construct, own, operate and maintain high voltage lines within Buchanan, Clinton, Caldwell and other Missouri counties. According to the application, around 206 miles of line will cross the northern part of the state from Kansas, across Illinois and into Indiana.

Applications to intervene and participate in the case must be filed by April 25 with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission. The address for those applications is, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102. The process can also be completed online by clicking this link.

Individual citizens can comment on the case by contacting:  Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone (866) 922-2959, e-mail or the Public Service Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, e-mail

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