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Proposed Power Lines to affect the Delaware Water Gap, Appalachian Trail, more

In case you haven't heard about the proposed plan, "The Susquehanna Roseland Project", here are a few articles about it, including 2 from the public meeting on Feb. 17th.

The plan would increase tower height and clear trees through the Delaware Water Gap NRA near Walpack Bend, and cross the Appalachian Trail before heading east across NJ.

"A big concern is the viewshed that will be negatively impacted by the new, taller towers. “While there is a powerline there today, the existing towers just barely clear the tree-tops so are not very noticeable.” “The new power lines will stand 80-100 feet higher than the treeline so park visitors will be able to see them from miles away”
"Could New Powerlines Knock The Delaware Water Gap National Recreat...

Last stand: Critics slam power line plans across Delaware Water Gap...

New Jersey residents make plea to National Park Service to oppose p...

Susquehanna-Roseland power line project

Detailed Map of the Proposed Route

Stop the Lines

The Delaware Water Gap and Appalachian Trail Threatened by Powerlin...


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