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The IPCo grid, and the blowback

Also on the recommended reading list: A powerful blog called Stop Idaho Power, raising questions about the mass power transmission line proposed to run roughly between Hermiston, Oregon, and Murphy (in Owyhee County), Idaho.

This may seem like a narrow issue, but the B2H Grassroots Coalition has used its web site to fashion a remarkably comprehensive argument, drawing in everything form the “pre-approved ratemaking” legislation at the Idaho statehouse, to the seeming decision to avoid running the power lines (where possible) on public lands and focus on placing them on private lands instead.

There’s some solid reporting and some intriguing analysis. Fascinating material.

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