Notification letter, June 2017
Imagine getting this letter in the mail. How would you feel if Duquesne Light Company proposed high voltage wires over your home, business, farm, or community?
Check out below of our best interpretation of the Duquesne Light routes. They haven't publicly released much detail. Scroll to the right to see how the Ag Zone is impacted by the West Alternate and Preferred routes.
Township view of the Agricultural Zone
Here is a look at AgZone (GREEN) on the map. We have a special ordinance in the green area to protect our land from development. There are minimum lot sizes and all kinds of other considerations. Our group has fought to protect the AgZone before, and we'll continue to do so.
Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF) on milk production
We're still going through the literature. Its complicated. But for Goat Rodeo Farm and Dairy its real. These high-voltage lines may impact milk production. We must learn more, and the AgZone is not a place for DLC to experiment. Stay tuned for a summary of the EMF experience in Wisconsin and Michigan.