15. January 2010 06:50
Although the Sunrise Powerlink has been re-routed to avoid the Anza Borrego Desert State Park, the battle continues for many residents of San Diego's backcountry. One such community, Alpine is being faced with having 6 miles of 12 ' trenches dug along its' main artery to accomodate the 2 parallel 230KV lines. Representatives from SDG&E state that the "undergrounding" of the Alpine portion of the Sunrise Powerlink, will take two years to install; one year for the
conduits and another year to pull and
splice the massive cables.
According to San Diego County supervisor Dianne Jacob, Alpine will ... [More]
9. June 2009 17:18
Even though the legality of the Sunrise Powerlink is still being questioned, SDG&E is wasting no time in sending survey crews out along the proposed route. In some cases, according to this KUSI video they are using threats and coercion to gain access to private property.
Check out this "Turko Files" video from KUSI (You need Flash Player)