Park Service Gives $1.2B Power Line Final Approval

Law360, New York (October 2, 2012, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The National Park Service late Monday gave final approval to Public Service Electric and Gas Co. and PPL Electric Utilities Corp.’s $1.2 billion power line through Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the route chosen by the utilities, though environmentalists have vowed to fight the decision.

The companies, who announced the approval Tuesday, say the Susquehanna-Roseland power line will boost electricity service, create jobs and save consumers more than $200 million per year by alleviating power grid congestion.

The record of decision issued by the NPS affirms...
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