State Representatives Join Forces To Bar High-voltage Power Lines

Two state representatives have joined forces in Lake County to push for a moratorium on the construction of high-voltage transmission lines.

In announcing their cooperative effort over the weekend, State Reps. John Matijevich (D-Waukegan) and Robert Churchill (R-Antioch) both cited concerns over the safety of a new high-power line that Commonwealth Edison Co. plans to install from Round Lake Beach to Antioch through Lake Villa. The lawmakers said they will propose a moratorium of such lines anywhere in the state and will seek its passage before the November election.

Read full article at the Chicago Tribune.