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McClellanville 115kV Transmission Line - Berkeley, Charleston and Georgetown Counties, SC.

Central Electric Power Cooperative

RUS issued a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Supplemental Draft EIS) for Central Electric Power Cooperative’s (Central Electric) proposed McClellanville Area 115-kV Transmission Project (Project) in South Carolina. The Agency published in the Federal Register a Notice of Intent and Availability on August 30, 2019 that initially provided a 60-day comment period, ending on the date announced in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) EIS receipt notice on October 22, 2019.  RUS has extended the public comment period for the Draft EIS by an additional 30 days to November 21, 2019. 

Public Meetings on the Supplemental Draft EIS were held on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019, from 5 – 8pm at the Santee St. James Elementary-Middle School, located at 8900 North Highway 17, McClellanville, SC 29458
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019, from 3 – 6pm at the Jamestown Baptist Church Life Center located at 4339 North Highway 17A, Jamestown, SC  29453

Comments on the Supplemental Draft EIS are due on November 21, 2019.
Comments may be emailed to: comments-mcclellanville@louisberger.com or physically mailed to: Lauren Rayburn, USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS), 160 Zillicoa Street, Suite 2, Asheville, NC  28801

This project is a “major infrastructure project” subject to Executive Order 13807, Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure.  The project’s tracking dashboard can be found here https://www.permits.performance.gov/

NEW CONTACT FOR INFORMATION as of November 2021: Suzanne Kopich or mcclellanvilleeis@usda.gov 

Supplemental Draft EIS

Draft EIS

September 2010 January 2011 Scoping Period

 December 2005 - January 2006 Scoping Period (ARCHIVE)