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Maple River (ND) to Buffalo River (MN) Switch 69kV Line Rebuild

Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc.

Under the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS), is considering a request for loan financing from Minnkota to replace aging, 1940’s era wood transmission line structures along approximately 25.5 total miles of existing 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission line. The Project runs from east of Minnkota’s Maple River substation in Cass County, North Dakota to the Buffalo River substation in Clay County, Minnesota. 

Notice of Availability (NOA)
 DRAFT Environmental Assessment (EA)

FINAL Environmental Assessment (EA)