Southern Cross meets with citizens about proposed transmission line

July 1, 2016

Almost 200 people attended a three-hour public open house in West Point to have officials from energy company Southern Cross Transmission answer their questions about a proposed HDVC transmission line that may run through their property.

Though the route for the line is not finalized, Southern Cross Transmission, a subsidiary of Pattern Energy Group, sent out letters to 6,500 people in Mississippi alerting them of potential routes for the line that could cross their property, according to President Denton Gibbes. Holding a public open house for the property owners was a way to answer their questions and get feedback about the project and the land itself.

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