Seneca Wind hearing set for April 23

COLUMBUS — Ohio Power Siting Board has rescheduled a public hearing for 3-9 p.m. April 23 regarding Seneca Wind LLC’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in eastern Seneca County.

The meeting is to take place at Tiffin University’s Marion Center, 235 Miami St.

The purpose of the local public hearing is to allow interested persons in the project area, who are not parties to the case, to provide testimony regarding the project, said an OPSB news release.

An adjudicatory hearing is planned for 10 a.m. May 16 in hearing room 11A, at the offices of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus. The adjudicatory hearing is for Seneca Wind, OPSB staff and intervening parties in the case to provide evidence regarding the project.

The proposed Seneca Wind Farm would be situated on about 56,900 acres of leased private land in Scipio, Reed, Venice, Eden and Bloom townships. It would consist of up to 77 wind turbines with a total generating capacity of up to 212 megawatts.

For more information or to make public comments before the hearing date, visit www.OPSB.ohio.gov and search case number 18-0488-EL-BGN.

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