States' Push Unlikely To Alter Electric Corridors

Law360, New York (March 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Since the U.S. Department of Energy cut out two expansive electric transmission corridors in heavily congested regions, several states have stepped up opposition to what they see as the federal government's attempt to swipe their authority. But as the Senate eyes their concerns, many maintain that the greater good outweighs the costs that some communities may have to pay.

Objections to the two national interest electric transmission corridors have grown steadily louder since the DOE deemed the northeast and southwest regions as those most in need...
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