Because Duke Energy’s Central Corridor Pipeline Extension project is for a section of pipeline that is only located in the State of Ohio, the project must be approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).
The picture below represents the approval process for building this pipeline.
As of June 2016, this project is in the pre-application phase and Duke plans proceed to the next phase in July.
Contacting Ohio Power Siting Board
One of the first steps you should take right now is reaching out to the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) to express your opinion and concerns. Be sure to refer to the Case ID number (16-0253-GA-BTX) in any communication to ensure your comments get associated with the right record.