Underwater Lines

Underwater Lines

A coalition of electrical utilities is planning on laying powerlines under Lake Superior. Northwest Energy Works, a partnership of six utilities hope to lay the massive transmission lines all the way from Thunder Bay, Ontario to the Keweenaw Peninsula. Environmentalists claim little research has been done in regards to the possible negative impacts of such a major subterranean project on the aquatic ecosystems of Lake Superior.

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