Virginia Leaders Want Out Of Power Corridor

Law360, New York (November 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Virginia's governor, attorney general and lawmakers have asked that their state be excluded from a measure they fear will give power companies free rein to build massive electric transmission lines, joining the mounting opposition against the plan.

Gov. Tim Kaine, Attorney General Bob McDonnell and Reps. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) and Tom Davis (R-Va.) on Monday lodged an application with the U.S. Department of Energy asking that Virginia be erased from its “mid-Atlantic national interest electric transmission corridor,” expressing concerns about its potentially harmful impact on the...
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