Groups File Requests for Rehearing in Ameren Transmission Line Case


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The MCPO route, seen above in turquoise, redirects the transmission line almost entirely outside the county's borders.

Defend Piatt and Douglas Coalition to appeal decision on MCPO line

by Keith Stewart

The Illinois Commerce Commission may have approved parts of Ameren’s Illinois Rivers Transmission Project August 20, but various groups opposed to certain segments are fighting back with requests for rehearing.

The 330 mile transmission line that spans from Palmyra, Mo. to Sugar Creek, Ind. was approved, in part, August 20, including a segment proposed by a group of Moultrie County landowners that repositions what originally went through the county, almost entirely outside its borders. But various groups have either already filed or plan to file requests for rehearing, including the Defend Piatt/Douglas Coalition.     Login or Subscribe to read the rest of this story.

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