Green River Star -

By David Martin

Agencies seek impact funds


August 15, 2018

A new transmission line project cutting through southwest Wyoming will bring workers to the area, as well as impact funding to four counties.

Last week, representatives of various local governments and agencies met to discuss their plan to claim a piece of the $7.9 million in impact funds the Gateway West Transmission Line project will bring. In total, county agencies seek $4.1 million.

Construction on the transmission project is scheduled to start in April and will connect the Jim Bridger Power Plant to the planned Aeolus Substation near Medicine Bow with 140 miles of 500-kilovolt transmis...

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