Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission for a certificate of convenience and necessity. The project, dubbed the Mark Twain Transmission Project, would build a high voltage connector route through Marion County.

Residents now have until June 22 to submit applications to intervene and participate in this PSC case.

Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission for a certificate of convenience and necessity. The project, dubbed the Mark Twain Transmission Project, would build a high voltage connector route through Marion County.

Residents now have until June 22 to submit applications to intervene and participate in this PSC case.

According to the ATXI application, the proposed 345-kV electric transmission line is approximately 95 miles in length, running generally from a substation near Palmyra and extending through Marion, Shelby, Knox and Adair counties to a new substation located near Kirksville, Missouri (Zachary Substation), and proceeding through Schuyler County to a connection point on the Iowa border, together with a 2.2-mile 161-kV connector line from the Zachary Substation to Ameren Missouri’s existing Adair substation.

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than June 22, 2015, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, or by using the Commission’s Electronic Filing and Information System (EFIS) at www.psc.mo.gov .

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone 1-866-922-2959, email opcservice@ded.mo.gov) or the Public Service Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email pscinfo@psc.mo.gov). The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission.

The PSC approved a seven-mile part of the project from Palmyra to the Mississippi River.