CENSE is the voice of the community for smart energy choices for the Eastside. We are volunteer-run and donor-funded, in our fifth year of meeting with city government and the WUTC to challenge the need for Energize Eastside. Click to learn more…
Energize Eastside is PSE’s project to build a massive transmission line through Eastside neighborhoods. It has been promoted with a campaign of half-truths and scare tactics. Click to learn more…
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Update April 4, 2019:
The Public Hearing on the south segment began March 28th and was extended for another 3 days due to the large public turnout. The final day of the hearings will be Monday April 8th, but no public comment will be taken. For details of the hearing, see our Hearing Info Page.
Newcastle recently retained Synapse, an industry consultant, to perform an independent evaluation of the need for Energize Eastside. The consultant will also study the safety risks of installing large poles very close to 50-year-old petroleum pipelines located near downtown Newcastle and several residential neighborhoods. The results of the study were expected in March 2019 so they should be released soon. A recommendation by the city and a public hearing will follow.
PSE’s application to build Energize Eastside in Renton is on hold while a consultant evaluates the consistency of PSE’s permit application with the Environmental Impact Statement. A final report is expected in April. A recommendation by Renton and a public hearing will occur later.
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