The Midtown Greenway Coalition has been instrumental in the effort to keep new high voltage transmission lines proposed by Xcel Energy out of the Midtown Greenway corridor.
The Coalition, represented by Paula Maccabee, of Just Change Law, achieved a victory in the ruling by administrative law judge Beverly Heydinger, which recommends the lines not be overhead lines, and that they be buried under 28th Street and not below the Greenway. However, Xcel filed Exceptions to the Administrative Law Judge’s Report, and the fight is not yet over.
Join neighbors and advocates this Friday evening in the home of City Council Member Gary Schiff to support the Midtown Greenway Coalition’s ongoing efforts. More info about the gathering at Midtown Greenway Coalition Party: Bury the High Voltage Lines!
The Midtown Greenway Coalition has done a great job documenting the process at http://www.midtowngreenway.org/XcelEnergyGridExpansion.html
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