Rotary hears PATH debate
September 16, 2010
by Ed Waters Jr.
in Frederick News-Post
Speakers for and against a multimillion-dollar power transmission line sparred Wednesday before the Frederick Rotary Club.
H. Russell Frisby Jr., of the PATH Education and Awareness Team, and Doug Kaplan, president of Sugarloaf Conservancy, presented the pros and cons of the Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline to Rotary members and guests.
Frisby said the $1.8 billion, 275-mile transmission line from West Virginia to Maryland is needed to ensure reliable power for the region in the future. It is a joint venture of Allegheny Energy and American Electric Power Co.
"This is not just for New Jersey," Frisby told the audience, noting statements to that... [continue via Web link]