PPL, Enviros Spar Over $247M Pa. Power Line Project

Law360, New York (August 27, 2013, 1:46 PM EDT) -- A $247 million plan by PPL Electric Utilities Corp. to construct nearly 70 miles of high-voltage power lines in the Pocono Mountains would rob municipalities of local zoning control and threaten a number of high-value wilderness areas, two opponents of the project told Pennsylvania utility regulators Monday.

In briefs filed with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, North Pocono Citizens Alert Regarding the Environmental argued that PPL, which is currently seeking regulatory approval for its $247 million Northeast-Pocono Reliability Project, had failed to meet its burden of...
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