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Property Name RegulatingAuthority
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RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Arizona +The Transmission Line Siting Committee (TLSC) may find that compliance with local ordinances, master plan or regulation is unreasonably restrictive and compliance is not feasible in view of technology available, in which case the TLSC may grant a certificate.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/California +Local jurisdictions acting pursuant to local authority are preempted from regulating electric power line projects constructed by public utilities subject to the California Public Utility Commission’s (CPUC) jurisdiction, the public utilities shall consult with local governments concerning land use matters.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Colorado +The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has backstop authority only. According to [ Colorado Revised Statute (C.R.S.) 29-20-108] if a permit is denied by the local government, the applicant may appeal to the CPUC if certain conditions are met.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Idaho +The Idaho Public Utilities Commission (IPUC) has authority to preempt local governments land use decisions pertaining to facilities within a Nationl Interstate Electric Transmission Corridor (NIETC).
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Montana +he Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has the authority to approve or deny the required Certificate of Compliance and can refuse to apply any local law or regulation if MDEQ determines that, when applied to the proposed facility, the law or regulation is unreasonably restrictive in view of the existing technology, of factors of cost and economics, or of the needs of consumers.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Nevada +The Nevada Public Utilities Commission has exclusive jurisdiction with regard to the determination of whether a need exists for a utility facility.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/New Mexico +No Location Permit may be approved by the New Mexico Public Regulations Commission (NMPRC) that violates an existing state, county, or municipal land use statutory or administrative regulation unless NMPRC finds that the regulation is "unreasonably restrictive and not in the interest of the public convenience and necessity.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Oregon +A Site Certificate from the Energy Facility Siting Council (EFSC) preempts all other Oregon law and “shall bind the state and all counties and cities and political subdivisions in this state as to the approval of the site and the construction and operation of the facility. However, the EFSC does not have jurisdiction over matters delegated by the federal government to other state agencies.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Utah +The Utah Public Service Commission (UPSC) does not have direct siting authority over high-voltage transmission lines. In cases of dispute, the Board has authority to hear and resolve issues regarding the construction and installation of public utility facilities. The Board cannot preempt a local siting decision, however, it may require the local government to alter its conditions or requirements.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Washington +The Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) has preemptive authority over all other state and local agencies.
RAPID/BulkTransmission/Transmission Siting & Interconnection/Wyoming +The WDEQ/Industrial Siting Council (ISC) has jurisdiction over transmission projects within the state, and has the authority to preempt local decisions regarding transmission siting and construction.