Champlain-Hudson Transmission Line

North Country News
5:30 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

NY GOP Senators Oppose Canada Power Line

More than a dozen New York senators in the Republican majority are opposing a plan to bring hydropower from Quebec to New York City.

The 13 Republicans and one senator from the Independent Democratic Conference say the 330-mile power line would end up sending jobs from the state. They also say it will make New York even more reliant on other countries for energy at the expense of its own power industry.

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