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EIS-0443: Final Environmental Impact Statement

Project Financing for Southwest Intertie Project-South

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Administration, is considering whether to provide partial financing of the southern portion of the Southwest lntertie Project (SWIP-South) which consists of approximately 235 miles of 500- kilovolt (kV) transmission line. SWIP-South would extend from Harry Allen substation near Las Vegas, Nevada northward to the proposed Thirtymile Substation near Ely, Nevada. Partial financing of SWlP-South is being considered under the provisions of Western's Transmission Infrastructure Program.