PSC Updates


JUNE 25-27, 2019

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin will hold public hearings on the Cardinal-Hickory Creek proposed project. This is the last chance for the public to comment on the Final State EIS and the CHC transmission line before the PSC makes its decision.

We need to pack the house to impress upon the PSC the size of our opposition.  Please plan to attend and bring other people with you.  You attendance is crucial.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Youth & Agriculture Center Auditorium
Extension Grant County
916 Elm Street
Lancaster, Wisconsin

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. and 6 p.m.
PSC Hearing Room (S105) – 1st Floor
Public Service Commission
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, Wisconsin

Thursday, June 27, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Banquet Center
Dodger Bowl Lanes
318 King Street
Dodgeville, Wisconsin

Each member of the public is limited to one comment or testimony, which can be made in only one of four ways:

  • Web Comment:  Go to the Commission’s website at . Web comments must be received no later then Friday, June 28, 2019.
  • Oral Comment.   Spoken testimony at the public session.
  • Written Comment.  Instead of speaking at one of the hearings above, write out a comment and submit it at the public session.
  • Mail Comment. All comments submitted by U.S. mail must be received no later then Friday, Jun 28, 2019.  A mail comment shall include the phrase “Docket 5-CE-146 Comments” in the heading and should be addressed to:
    Docket 5-CE-146
    Comments Public Service Commission
    P.O. Box 7 854
    MadisonWI 53707-7854


The PSC released their final Environmental Impact Statement.  Here is the link.

If you want to comment on the Final EIS, the only way to do so is with this one, final comment that the public is allowed  to make.  You can also use this final chance to comment on any aspect of your opposition to CHC.



Here are simulations of what the CHC will look like if it is built.

Simulation of towers along County Road Z, Spring Green

Simulation of towers in residential area in Mt. Horeb