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Frederick County court decision detrimental to PATH power line

FREDERICK — A Frederick County judge is affirming a decision blocking a key component of a proposed multistate power line. Circuit Judge Edward Dwyer issued his opinion Wednesday in a case involving the Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline. He affirmed a local ...

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W.Va. foes file new challenge of PATH charges

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Two West Virginia residents are again challenging charges that two utilities imposed on customers to recover the costs of promoting a proposed multistate power line. Keryn Newman of Shepherdstown and Alison Haverty of Chloe claim FirstEnergy and ...

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Appeal of PATH decision heads to Frederick court

FREDERICK — A court in Frederick is hearing a utility company’s appeal of a zoning board decision that blocked a key component of a proposed multistate power line. The hearing involving the Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline is set for Monday morning. ...

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Washington lawyer accused of throwing live power line at driver

SILVER SPRING — A Washington lawyer is accused of throwing a live power line at another motorist during a road-rage incident in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Montgomery County police say 32-year-old Richard Bialczak of College Park faces a variety ...

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PATH power line project all but out of juice

Virginia regulators are set to dismiss the application to build the $2.1 billion Potomac-Appalachian Transmission Highline high-voltage power line, effectively mothballing the project for the foreseeable future. PATH, a joint venture of Allegheny Energy Co. — now part of FirstEnergy ...

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Regulators recommend W. Va.-to-Md. power line application dismissal

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia regulators are recommending the dismissal of an application to build a $2 billion power line from West Virginia to Maryland. A hearing examiner with the State Corporation Commission said Tuesday that regulators should approve a motion ...

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Report: Red tape cost Maryland $19.5 billion

Red tape and not-in-my-backyard activism were called out Thursday as major impediments to six stalled and troubled energy projects in Maryland that could have had a $19.5 billion economic impact on the state if they had moved forward. The findings ...

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Opponents of proposed multistate power line ask regulators to dismiss project

FREDERICK — Some Maryland opponents of a proposed multistate power line are asking state regulators to dismiss the project because they say it may not be needed. The Frederick-based Sugarloaf Conservancy filed the motion Tuesday with the Maryland Public Service ...

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