OPSB resets Republic Wind public hearing for May 14

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Power Siting Board has rescheduled hearings regarding Republic Wind LLC’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Seneca and Sandusky counties for 5-9:30 p.m. May 14 at Bellevue High School cafeteria, 200 Oakland Ave., Bellevue.

The purpose of the hearing is to let interested persons, who are not parties to the case, provide testimony regarding the project, according to an OPSB news release.

An adjudicatory hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. June 10 at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus.

The purpose of the adjudicatory hearing is for the applicant, OPSB staff and other parties to the case to provide evidence regarding the project, the release said.

OPSB has not scheduled a date for a decision in this case.

As proposed, Republic Wind Farm would consist of up to 50 wind turbines in Adams, Reed, Scipio and Thompson townships in Seneca County and York Township in Sandusky County. The wind farm would have a total generating capacity of up to 200 megawatts.

Additional information regarding the proposed facility is available on the OPSB website at www.OPSB.ohio.gov in case number 17-2295-EL-BGN.

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