BLM begins evaluation of Southline Transmission Line

The Bureau of Land Management has scheduled a series of meetings on the Southline Transmission Line, which is proposed to run through southern New Mexico and Arizona.

The first meeting will be in Las Cruces. It will be May 8, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Mesilla Valley Days Inn & Suites, 901 Avenida de Mesilla.

The public meetings are part of the scoping process in preparation for an environmental impact statement. Scoping is to identify issues and concerns related to the proposed project. The format will be open house with project specialists available for questions. A presentation on the project begins at 6 p.m.

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