BLM Approves 80% Of 990-Mile Transmission Line

Law360, New York (November 12, 2013, 6:40 PM EST) -- The Bureau of Land Management has approved the majority of the Gateway West Transmission Line Project, which will provide renewable energy in southern Wyoming and southern Idaho using resources such as wind turbines, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell said Tuesday.

The proposed 990-mile, high-voltage, interstate line — which was developed by Idaho Power Co. and Rocky Mountain Power Co. as part of President Barack Obama's strategy for transforming the nation's electric grid and stimulating the development and usage of renewable energy — would provide up...
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