Residents' Concerns Do Not Justify Burying the Line

29/09/2010 10:03

EPCOR and AltaLink have filed the Heartland application to the AUC and have stated that "athough stakeholders may believe that ... [burying lines or using monopoles] options would mitigate concerns with respect to potential visual, property value and EMF (electro-magnetic field) impacts, the heartland team believes that, based on the information and studies provided in this application, the additional cost of either option is not justified".

Read more here: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Utilities+apply+construct+power+corridor+east+route/3590902/story.html?cid=megadrop_story

And here is the executive summary of the facility application to the AUC from the Heartland Transmission Project team. For a list of FAQs relating to the process, check this link from the Heartland website: http://www.heartlandtransmission.ca/new/faq.asp?ID=20
 

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