THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO SPEAK UP! The CapX2020 utilities have already made their application for a 345 kV power line from Brookings County, South Dakota to Hampton, Minnesota. PUBLIC MEETINGS have been scheduled starting March 30, in various communities near the route of the Brookings power line. The dates and places of meetings are [...]
Correction: the correct dates are April 15 and 16! See below. IF YOU BELIEVE IN THE WORK CETF HAS DONE TO INFLUENCE THE DECISION ON THE NEED FOR THE CAPX2020 TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT, APRIL 1415 AND 16 ARE IMPORTANT DATES TO MARK IN YOUR CALENDAR.
“How much wind will be on the lines? … there are no conditions for wind on these lines” –Jeremy Chipps, CETF Video HERE, transcript below.
URGENT……..Senator Kevin Dahle and Representative David Bly have authored bills to fix the PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION EMINENT DOMAIN EXEMPTION, and Rep. Bly’s bill will be heard tomorrow, Friday at 1:00 PM, ROOM 10 of the State Office Building. Please show up to support passage of this bill out of committee. It is vital to getting [...]
peer-reviewed report on the effect of EMF on humans and animals Judge’s comments on EMF more information on stray voltage from powerlines
Progress Illinois‘ Angela Caputo connects the dots with the concerns related to long distance high voltage lines. CapX2020 and ITC’s Green Power Express are discussed and CETF is quoted. The article is HERE.
This March 9 Pioneer Press article, Huge Wind Energy Transmission Line Proposal Gets Mixed Reaction Across the State, has now been picked up by the Associated Press and is thus appearing in other papers around the country such as the Chicago Tribune.
Judge Recommends Power-Line Approval – Rochester Post-Bulletin, March 4, 2009
The “Smart Grid” concept is getting increasing mainstream press, but the discussion has so far been mostly about a national system, designed without sufficient regard to the needs of the localities that would host the powerlines. The goal of the “National Smart Grid” you read about is to increase markets for the established power companies, [...]
From the Winona Daily News (and there is a similar blurb in the LaCrosse Tribune): By RYAN STOTTS | Lee Newspapers The power line project known as CapX2020 has a judge’s blessing. Minnesota Administrative Law Judge Beverly J. Heydinger recommended Friday the $2 billion project be approved. “We put together a very strong case for [...]keep looking »