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Cardinal-Hickory Creek power line approved


August 29, 2019

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) last week unanimously approved the third high-voltage transmission line to terminate at a substation in the Town of Middleton.

The three commissioners agreed that the 345-kilovolt Cardinal-Hickory Creek (CHC) line, extending from Dubuque, IA, is needed to bring low-cost renewable power into Wisconsin.

The project garnered acclaim from some groups for its ability to increase the use of wind power in the Midwest, but it also generated an unprecedented level of opposition by organizations and individuals that said it is wasteful and environmentally...

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