E-mail Alert
Federal agencies seek public input on the TWE Project
3 open houses scheduled week of Jan. 24

DENVER, Jan. 24, 2011 – The Bureau of Land Management and Western Area Power Administration are seeking public comments as part of the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the TransWest Express Transmission Project – a regional transmission system upgrade that will deliver 3,000 megawatts of clean energy from Wyoming to the Desert Southwest. The 725-mile proposed route for the TWE Project crosses primarily federal land.

Public scoping open houses are scheduled this week as follows:


Scoping Meeting
Vernal, Utah
Uintah High School
1880 West 500 North
4-7 p.m.


Scoping Meeting
Craig, Colo.
Moffat County School District
Administrative Building
775 Yampa Avenue
4-7 p.m.


Scoping Meeting
Rangely, Colo.
Northwestern Community College
Weiss Activity Center
500 Kennedy Drive
4-7 p.m.

Staff from the BLM, Western and TWE will be available at the public meetings to explain project details and gather information from interested individuals and groups.

In addition to the meetings, people also can send comments by mail and e-mail at TransWest_WYMail@blm.gov. To be considered in the Draft EIS, comments must be received by April 4, the close of the scoping period.

For more information about TransWest Express LLC, the TWE Project, and a complete public scoping meeting schedule for January - March, visit www.transwestexpress.net.

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