Cleveland National Forest to be Forever Changed

The Forest Supervisor of the Cleveland National Forest has approved San Diego Gas and Electric Company's plan to pass the Sunrise Powerlink project through federally-protected lands. The proposed project will not be placed underground through the national forest.


See the Forest Supervisor's letter to interested parties regarding the Record of Decision on the Sunrise Powerlink project at http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/cleveland/projects/sunrise-powerlink/fs-rod-cover-letter-july-9-2010.pdf

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Founder July 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m.

Huge above ground towers are a MAJOR risk during earthquakes and fires but they will cost SDG&E much less to install, which will make their share holders very happy!

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LauraPsi7 July 13, 2010 @ 7:36 p.m.

You can make a donation to help stop this project online at www.protectourcommunities.org. Protect Our Communities Foundation is 501c3 not for profit organization. They are 100% donor supported, and are actively fighting this project. See more on their website.

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a2zresource July 14, 2010 @ 12:02 p.m.

RE #1:

If WEBA is approved by CPUC, then the additional overhead line costs involving uninsured wildfire legal expenses will certainly be passed on to SDG&E customers.

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a2zresource July 14, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m.

RE #2:

There appears to be some connection between the Sunrise Powerlink project, $83 million in prepaid rent for half of that line's capacity by Boston-based Citizens Energy, and something called Sempra LNG's Energia Costa Azul project in Mexico...

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Founder July 14, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m.

I believe that the $UNRISE link will allow the energy generated in Northern Baja to be used in SD, at great profit to SDG&E...

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