January 25, 2011
Shown above is a map outlining proposed and alternative routes the 600-kilovolt, direct current TransWest Express transmission line could take on its way to the Marketplace Hub in southern Nevada. Several of the routes run through Moffat County. Bureau of Land Management officials are hosting a meeting to hear public comment about the power lines from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday at the Moffat County School District Administrative building, 775 Yampa Ave.
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The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public feedback on a proposal to build a high-voltage power line, which could run through portions of Moffat County. The BLM hopes to include residents’ comments in an environmental impact statement concerning construction of the 600-kilovolt, direct current TransWest Express transmission line, which is proposed to run through Colorado, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming, according to a news release from the agency.