NYRI fight escalates further

NORWICH Ė Let the games begin; Gentlemen, start your engines; Letís get ready to rumble. It appears any battle-commencing slogan could appropriately be applied to the rapidly developing arms race between New York Regional Interconnect Inc. and the 200 miles of citizens they have infuriated with their proposed power line.

That 200 miles now has a name: Communities Against Regional Interconnect. Formed as a steering committee, the group of 13 is comprised of county officials and leaders from three citizens groups, all representing Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Chenango, Broome, Delaware, Sullivan and Orange counties. The looming 400,000 volt direct-current transmission line, supported by 13 story towers in some areas, would infiltrate all eight counties if were to be allowed to pepper the landscape from Marcy to New Windsor.

There's more to this story! You're only seeing 38% of the story. Subscribe now to get immediate access to the rest of the story as well as our whole online offering.

Today's Other Stories

© 2018 Snyder Communications/The Evening Sun
29 Lackawanna Avenue, Norwich, NY 13815 - (607) 334-3276
Create an Account Forgot Password Help
pennysaver logo greatgetaways logo
We're on Facebook