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AEP subsidiary asks W.Va. regulators to approve new transmission line in Boone, Raleigh
Reported by: Associated Press
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 10:46 AM EDT
An American Electric Power subsidiary is asking state regulators to approve a transmission line that the company wants to build in Boone and Raleigh counties.
The company's filing says the proposed 5.5-mile 138-kilovolt line would replace an existing line located on property where Independence Coal Company has mining operations. Independence has asked the company to move the line because it plans to conduct operations in the immediate vicinity.
The new line would be located primarily on reclaimed and previously mined land.
The project would cost about $6.6 million.