Transmission Corridor proposal draws ire of many

By Emily Corio
ecorio@wvpubcast.org

Many residents in Northern and Eastern West Virginia are waging two battles: One over a proposed high voltage power line, and another proposal to designate 38 counties as part of a National Interest Electric Transmission Corridor.They fear a corridor designation would make it easier for power companies to build transmission lines in West Virginia.

Opponents and supporters had their chance to speak out on the corridor status Wednesday at a Department of Energy public meeting in Pittsburgh. Emily Corio was there and has this story.

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