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ROCK ISLAND CLEAN LINE PROJECT

The Rock Island Clean Line Project is a 500-mile overhead transmission line that promises to deliver 3,500 megawatts from Iowa through Illinois and to other states to the east.  This new transmission line will deliver clean, renewable energy to the communities that have a strong demand for it.  The Rock Island Clean Line is in the process of determining a final route for the transmission line and still needs approval by many government entities.  This approval may take up to five and seven years.

MOST RECENT MAPS – ROCK ISLAND CLEAN LINE PROJECT

After two and half years, the Rock Island Clean Line Project has identified a preferred route as well as an alternative route in Illinois.

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OPPONENTS OF CLEAN LINE CONFIDENT IN SUCCESS

 

Full story originally published here.

OTTAWA — It appears the grassroots effort to prevent Rock Island Clean Line from gaining eminent domain authority to construct a massive high-voltage transmission line through La Salle County and Illinois is gaining momentum among the Illinois Commerce Commission.
Paul Marshall, a Serena-are farmer and member of the Block RICL and Illinois Landowners Association group, reported a status update on the highly controversial power line project to La Salle County Board members during the board’s regular meeting Tuesday.
“(The ICC) doesn’t think the benefits will be nearly enough to outweigh the costs, and that’s even if there are any benefits to this,” Marshall said.
Clean Line Energy, based in Houston, Texas, intends to build Rock Island Clean Line, a 3,500-megawatt, 120-mile-long high-voltage transmission line that would take wind energy generated in Iowa and deliver it to a converter station in Grundy County.
The company needs Illinois Commerce Commission approval to become a public utility.
If that happens, the company will be given the authority of eminent domain to force rural property owners and others into selling their farm property to construct the massive transmission lines along a east-west path through northern La Salle County.
Marshall said the ICC is expected to resume hearings in December and could make a decision within six months. At that point, the losing party can file for appeal.
“At this point, RICL is facing an uphill battle,” Marshall said. “Key testimony submitted this year highlights major problems with the project.”

If you think you may be affected by the Rock Island Clean Line and/or are interested in a free consultation, contact our eminent domain landowner attorneys at 1-888-318-3761 or visit us on the web at www.landownerattorneys.com.

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