Issues Related to the Trails in the Northwest
This section will address current issues of importance to the Northwest Chapter. Of immediate concern is the proposed transmission line from Boardman to Hemingway. This line will severely impact the Oregon Trail
Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line
Proposed Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line – Impacts on the Oregon Trail
The proposed Boardman to Hemingway transmission line will cross the Oregon Trail eleven times, with 200 foot tall towers and a 250 foot swath. The BLM has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for review. The deadline to respond was March 19, 2015.
- News from OCTA
Please see the news articles posted in the OCTA News section on the B2H project. The BLM has approved the route.
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