DOE Broadens Enviro Review Of $11B Blackstone Power Line

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 5:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy will expand the scope of its environmental impact statement for The Blackstone Group LP's 1,000-megawatt power line linking Quebec and New York, the agency said Friday, after developers adjusted the $11 billion project's route to quell environmental groups' concerns.

The agency will reopen and expand its review of the 330-mile Champlain Hudson Power Express to include remarks from six April hearings held in communities along the renewables line, it said. The public meetings came after Transmission Developers Inc., the Blackstone unit...
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