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Bonneville-Hood River Transmission Line Rebuild



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Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is proposing to rebuild an existing transmission line in your area.  This letter briefly describes the proposal, outlines the environmental review process and schedule, and invites you to a meeting where you can comment on the proposal.

Proposal - BPA is proposing to rebuild its 24-mile-long Bonneville-Hood River transmission line.  This existing line extends from the Bonneville Dam Power House in Multnomah County, Oregon east to BPA’s Hood River Substation in Hood River County, Oregon (see the Project Map).  The line is a 115 kilovolt (kV) line with wood and steel H-frame structures.  The line was built in the 1930s and is deteriorating due to age.  The line needs to be rebuilt to ensure reliable electric service and public and worker safety.

Public Meeting - We have scheduled an open-house style scoping meeting to answer questions and accept comments about the scope of the EA.  The meeting will be held on:

Thursday, March 20, 2014
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Hood River Valley High School Cafeteria
1220 Indian Creek Road
Hood River, OR  97031

We do not plan to give a formal presentation, so please come at any time during the meeting.



For More Information:
https://www.bpa.gov/goto/hoodriver

Close of comment:  4/21/2014

  • BHRTLR14 0002 -  Jarvie/Department of State Lands

  • BHRTLR14 0003 -  Anderson

  • BHRTLR14 0004 -  Behling/Oregon Department of Forestry

  • BHRTLR14 0005 -  Sigl

  • BHRTLR14 0006 -  Woolsey/Oregon Historic Trail Advisory Council

  • BHRTLR14 0007 -  Gerstenberger/Hood River Electric Cooperative

  • BHRTLR14 0008 -  Bacheller/Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept.

  • BHRTLR14 0009 -  Wiley

  • BHRTLR14 0010 -  Stallman/ODOT

  • BHRTLR14 0011 -  Hendricks/Pacific Crest Trail Association

  • BHRTLR14 0013 -  Till/Friends of the Columbia Gorge

  • BHRTLR14 0014 -  Mbabaliye/United States Environmental Protection Agency



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