Alaska Utility Seeks Permit For US-Canada Electric Line

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- A subsidiary of the Alaska Power & Telephone Co. has asked for a presidential permit to build a roughly 12-mile, 77-megawatt electrical transmission line from southern Alaska to British Columbia, the U.S. Department of Energy will reveal in a regulatory filing Tuesday.

The application was made by Soule Hydro, which officially filed papers with the DOE in March. Soule is a subsidiary of AP&T, which has been working with authorities for more than five years to see the project approved.

The project calls for Soule Hydro...
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