AusNet confirms controversial power line route through more than 200 Victorian properties

AusNet confirms controversial power line route through more than 200 Victorian properties

AusNet confirms controversial power line route through more than 200 Victorian properties Electrical transmission company AusNet Services has announced the proposed route of its controversial power line through western Victoria, devastating some of the farmers impacted. Key points: - AusNet Services has released the proposed route of its high voltage transmission line through western Victoria - The transmission company said 240 landholders will be affected if the project is approved - AusNet said the power lines cannot be built underground The 190 kilometre transmission line would stretch from Sydenham in Melbourne's north west, to Bulgana near Stawell in western Victoria. AusNet said the high voltage power lines cannot be built underground because that would require significant soil and vegetation removal and would disturb Aboriginal cultural heritage sites. The company also …
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