PUC Announces Public Input Hearing on Duquesne Light Company Transmission Line Project in Allegheny County


September 25, 2019

HARRISBURG –The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s (PUC’s) Office of Administrative Law Judge has scheduled a public input hearing in Allegheny County to gather comments regarding an electric transmission line application submitted by Duquesne Light Company (Duquesne Light), along with a related application to exercise the power of eminent domain to acquire a certain portion of land in connection with the project.

The application involves the siting and construction of Duquesne Light’s proposed “Brunot Island – Crescent Project” which would impact sections of the City of Pittsburgh and McKees Rocks Borough, as well as Kennedy Township, Robinson Township, Moon Township and Crescent Township in Allegheny County, along with the acquisition of land in Moon Township.

The public input hearing will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the following location:

Robert Morris University
Yorktown Hall (Westinghouse Banquet Room)

8256 University Blvd.
Moon Township, PA 15108

PUC Administrative Law Judge Mary D. Long will preside over the public input hearing and those attending the hearing should use the conference center entrances, located on right side of the building.

If you are a person with a disability and you wish to attend the hearing, please call the scheduling office at the PUC at least five business days prior to the hearing to discuss possible arrangements for your special needs. 

If you require an interpreter to participate in the hearings, every reasonable effort will be made to have an interpreter present. Please call the PUC scheduling office at least ten business days prior to the hearing to submit your request.

The scheduling office can be reached at 717-787-1399, or the relay service number for persons who are deaf or hearing-impaired is 1-800-654-5988.

More information about the review process for electric transmission line projects is available on the PUC website.

Offering Testimony at a Public Input Hearing

Members of the public are welcome to attend public input hearings, either to observe or to speak. Any formal testimony that is offered during the hearing will become part of the record on which the PUC will issue its final decision.

The PUC offers tips on how to participate, including:

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Docket Nos.:
A-2019-3008589
A-2019-3008652

 

 

Contact:

Nils Hagen-Frederiksen

Press Secretary

717-783-6152

nhagen-fre@pa.gov



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