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Project: Faribault Switching Station (11-566)

Contact: Ray Kirsch, 651-539-1841; None

PUC Docket Number: E6675/MC-11-566

Request for Minor Alteration

ITC Midwest, LLC (ITC) is requesting a minor alteration to construct a new transmission switching station in Faribault County.  The station will accommodate the interconnection of the Big Blue Wind Farm with ITC's existing Winnebago Junction - Buffalo Center 161 kV transmission line.

Notice of Minor Alteration Application and Comment Period

Department of Commerce, Energy Facility Permitting  (EFP) staff is soliciting comments on a proposed minor alteration to construct the Faribault switch station in Faribault County, Minn.  Comments on the application will be accepted through August 12, 2011.

Comments and Recommendations to the Commission

Comments of EFP staff to the Commission, recommending authorization of ITC Midwest's minor alteration request for the Faribault switch station.

Commission Order Authorizing Minor Alteration 

Environmental Quality Board, 520 Lafayette Road North, Saint Paul, MN 55155

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