Maine DEP suspends license of hydro transmission line

Fate of Mass.-financed project now in hands of the courts

THE MAINE Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday suspended the license it issued for a Massachusetts-financed transmission line carrying hydroelectricity from Quebec until a court either halts enforcement of or overturns a law passed by voters on November 3 blocking the project. The decision by Melanie Loyzim, the commissioner of the department, means the fate(...)

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