Feds Push Alternate Route For $3B Southwest Power Line

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 3:34 PM ET) -- Federal regulators at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management have recommended that a unit of The Anschutz Corp. reroute portions of its proposed $3 billion transmission line, which will traverse several southwestern states to carry wind energy from Wyoming, according to a recently released environmental report.

After nearly a year's delay, the BLM released a draft environmental impact statement on July 3 for the TransWest Express Transmission Project. Generally backing the project, the BLM also identified preferred alternative routes within four different geographic regions for the 760...
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