Clean Line Teams up with ODWC
PLAINS & EASTERN CLEAN LINE TEAMS UP WITH OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION. PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES MECHANISM TO SITE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT WHILE MINIMIZING IMPACT TO LESSER PRAIRIE CHICKEN
HOUSTON (July 18, 2012) – Plains and Eastern Clean Line Oklahoma LLC (Clean Line) and the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a collaborative working relationship for lesser prairie-chicken conservation. The lesser prairie-chicken was identified as a species of greatest conservation need in the Oklahoma State Wildlife Action Plan and is a candidate species for listing as a federal threatened or endangered species. Under this agreement, Clean Line and ODWC will work together to minimize any adverse effects to the species from the planned Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project.