It’s the grand finale of the public hearings for the Great Northern Transmission Line. This is your opportunity to tell the judge what you think about this line. Comments are accepted by mail until September 1, so if you can’t make it today or tomorrow, send them in. Here’s the hearing schedule:
September 1, 2015 is the deadline for written comments, and they can be sent by mail or on the PUC’s Comment page:
Here’s the important part, last minute notice to “newly affected landowners” and the newly affected landowners are listed on page 18 of this July 27, 2015 filing:
I’ve checked with Sharon Ferguson, Dept. of Commerce, who signed the Certificate of Service, and she verified that the first 13 pages of landowners were sent notice on February 9, 2015, and that the single page of “ADDITIONAL New Landowners,” page 18 lf the 19 page pdf are the ones receiving notice NOW.
This is NOT OK. More on that soon.