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Cardinal-Hickory Creek 345 kV Transmission Line Project

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.

PROJECT STATUS
IN PROGRESS
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE
SUBJECT TO CHANGE
1 OUT OF 8
ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
AND PERMITTING PROCESSES COMPLETED
SECTOR
Electricity Transmission
CATEGORY
FAST-41 Covered Projects
LEAD AGENCY
Department of Agriculture
Description: 

Dairyland Power Cooperative ("Dairyland"), a cooperative organized under the
laws of Wisconsin, American Transmission Company LLC by its corporate
manager, ATC Management Inc., (together, "ATC"), and ITC Midwest LLC ("ITC
Midwest") (all collectively, "Utilities") propose to construct and own the Cardinal—
Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project ("Project"), a 345 kilovolt ("kV")
transmission line connecting northeast Iowa and south-central Wisconsin.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service is currently the lead
federal agency for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the
Project. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers are Cooperating Agencies. The Notice of Intent was published on
October 18, 2016. The Scoping Report was released around June 23, 2017.
The RUS's consultant is currently drafting the Preliminary Draft Environmental
Impact Statement (PDEIS).

Permitting Timetable

The permitting timetable below displays data as reported by agencies. Dates for Environmental Review and Permitting processes (Actions) that are in 'Paused' or 'Planned' status are subject to change and are not indicative of a project's final schedule.

  • For information about extensions, select an Action from the timetable below and select 'View Action Details' at the bottom of the page.

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Overall Project Timetable
STATUS
Schedule
Extension
Ahead of Schedule
Paused

*Planned dates are not represented in the timetable above.

Action Information

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