Commissioners approve transmission line
BOCCC approve Rocky Mountain Permit 3-2 after tabling it on December 15
February 17, 2021
After nearly two months, Rocky Mountain Power finally received approval for construction of a transmission line between the Shirley Basin Substation in Carbon County and the Windstar Substation in Natrona County.
As was previously reported (see “Rocky Mountain permit tabled” on page 1 of the December 30, 2020 Saratoga Sun), following concerns raised by the Medicine Bow Conservation District and land owners in the area the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) tabled approval of the conditional use permit on December 15, 2020 until February 2, 2021.
When the commissioners tabled t...