Duke Power moves up date to pick transmission line route

Due to public outrage over their proposed Western Carolinas Modernization Plan, Duke Power has moved up the date to pick the route for their new transmission line.  While initially Duke Power had announced they would choose a single route in January of 2016, they will now announce which route they have chosen in early October of this year.

Read more here at the Asheville Citizen-Times. 

This article also contains information about the Mills River Town Council’s recent resolution opposing transmission lines in their town.

This shows that the outpouring of opposition to this project is having an effect, and the Carolina Land Coalition will continue to work to help find the best possible solution for the people of western North and South Carolina.