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Iowa is last hope for those battling CHC line


August 29, 2019

Iowa is last hope for those battling CHC line

I really thought that the opponents to ATC’s Cardinal-Hickory Creek (CHC) high voltage power lines might actually have a chance at stopping the utility.

I was wrong.

When I first started working in Middleton, I was commuting back and forth from Iowa, taking Hwy 151 all the way. The first trip I made to our Black Earth office piqued my curiosity with all the signs opposing the CHC line. Of course, soon after meeting Matt Geiger, editor of the Mt. Horeb Mail and former Times-Tribune editor, I asked, “So, what’s up with the no ATC signs?”...

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