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EIS-0422: Record of Decision

Bonneville Power Administration’s Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt Transmission Line Project

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to construct the proposed Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Line Project in Garfield, Columbia, and Walla Walla counties, Washington. BPA has decided to implement the Combination A Alternative identified in the Central Ferry-Lower Monumental 500-kV Transmission Line Project Final Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0422, February 2011). The Combination A Alternative consists of constructing a new 500-kV transmission line from BPA’s new Central Ferry Substation near the Port of Central Ferry in Garfield County generally west through Garfield, Columbia, and Walla Walla counties to BPA’s existing Lower Monumental Substation in Walla Walla County, a distance of about 38 miles.