Friday, August 7, 2009

Pinecrest leaders push FPL for answers on why undergrounding not feasible-impacts to tree canopy cited; Pinecrest, FL

Pinecrest leaders push FPL for answers - Pinecrest / Bays -
The mayor and village leaders want answers from Florida Power & Light regarding its planned power lines along U.S. 1.
Pinecrest leaders fired off a letter to state environmental regulators seeking more information on how a high voltage power line project would affect their village.
Florida Power & Light has proposed installing overhead 230-kV transmission lines connecting its nuclear power plants at Turkey Point to a substation in downtown Miami starting in 2012. Part of the proposed path of the lines would be in Pinecrest along U.S. 1.
Last week, Village attorney Cynthia Everett and Mayor Cindy Lerner sent a letter to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection calling the utility application "incomplete."

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