El Cajon -- Congressman Hunter recently delivered testimony to Cleveland National Forest Supervisor, William Metz, reiterating strong opposition to the construction of San Diego Gas and Electric’s (SDG&E) Sunrise Powerlink transmission line between San Diego and Imperial Valley.
SDG&E cannot begin construction until it receives U.S. Forest Service approval to proceed over a 19-mile stretch of land within the Cleveland National Forest. After Supervisor Metz determined more information was needed to make a decision, a public comment period was initiated to learn more about the proposed transmission line’s impact on the local community and forest.
The testimony of Congressman Hunter -- available here -- was submitted under the public comment period.
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