Virginia SCC sets hearings on power line, substation

The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has scheduled local hearings in late October regarding an application by Dominion Virginia Power for the proposed Poland Road transmission line project in Loudoun County.

The first local public hearing will be held on October 27, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Loudoun County Government Center, Board of Supervisors Board Room, 1 Harrison Street S.E. in Leesburg. The second public hearing will be held on October 29, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Freedom High School Auditorium, 25450 Riding Center Drive in Chantilly.

The hearing will continue in Richmond on February 2, 2016 at 10 a.m. in the Commission’s second floor courtroom location in the Tyler Building at 1300 East Main Street in downtown Richmond. Any person wishing to comment at these hearings should arrive early and sign in with the SCC bailiff.

Written comments on the proposal must be submitted by January 6, 2016. All correspondence should be sent to the Clerk of the State Corporation Commission, Document Control Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2118, and refer to case number PUE-2015-00053. Persons desiring to submit comments electronically may do so at the SCC’s website: Click on the PUBLIC COMMENTS/NOTICES link and then the SUBMIT COMMENTS button for case number PUE-2015-00053.