Notice of Cancelled Public Meetings for the Cardinal-Hickory Creek Project Draft EIS

The public meetings hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service (RUS) for the Cardinal-Hickory Creek 345-kV Transmission Line Project (C-HC Project) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) have been postponed due to the partial Federal Government shutdown. The cancelled meetings are listed below and will be rescheduled once the Federal Government reopens.

Cardinal-Hickory Creek Draft EIS Public Meetings that have been Canceled

Date Location Time Venue
Tuesday, January 22 Peosta, Iowa 1-3pm Peosta Community Center

7896 Burds Rd.

Peosta, IA 52068

Tuesday, January 22 Guttenberg, Iowa 6-8pm Guttenberg Municipal Building

502 S. First St.
Guttenberg, IA 52052

Wednesday, January 23 Cassville, Wisconsin 5-7pm Cassville Middle School Cafeteria

715 E Amelia St.

Cassville, WI 53806

Thursday, January 24 Dodgeville, Wisconsin 5-7pm Dodger Bowl Banquet Hall

318 King St.

Dodgeville, WI 53533

Monday, January 28 Barneveld, Wisconsin 5-7pm Deer Valley Lodge

401 West Industrial Dr.

Barneveld, WI 53507

Tuesday, January 29 Middleton, Wisconsin 5-7pm Madison Marriott West

1313 John Q Hammons Dr.

Middleton, WI 53562

RUS will notify the public of the new meeting dates once they are scheduled.

The scoping report, Draft EIS, and other project documentation can be found on the RUS website:

Public comments are still being collected for the C-HC Project Draft EIS via the following options:

1.      Email written comments to:        [email protected]

2.      Mail comments to:                     SWCA Environmental Consultants

Attn: Cardinal-Hickory Creek EIS

80 Emerson Lane, Suite 1306

Bridgeville, PA 15017

Public comments become part of the project’s official administrative record.

For further information about the Draft EIS, contact:

Dennis Rankin

Rural Utilities Service Co-Project Manager


[email protected]

Lauren Cusick

Rural Utilities Service Co-Project Manager


[email protected]

Additional information about the project can be found on the Utilities’ website:


Coleman Burnett, on behalf of RUS

Environmental Planner/Senior Project Manager

SWCA Environmental Consultants