Increasing Opposition to Proposed James River Transmission Line Project

The Virginia Gazette reports that two federal agencies have increased their concerns about Dominion Power’s proposed transmission line project in the James River.

A letter from the head of the National Park Service to the Commanding General of the Corps of Engineers urges the Corps to deny the utility’s application for a permit and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation says that the “…Corps must keep in mind that the adverse effects resulting from this undertaking, including alteration of the setting of and longterm cumulative effects on nationally significant historic properties.”

These comments validate our 11/4 letter comment to the Corps.

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