National Grid Announces Controversial New Power Line Route

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Crops grow below a existing power line crossing the Mendip Area of... News PhotoBusiness,England,Field,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Growth,Horizontal,Outdoors,Somerset - England,UK,VillagePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesWINSCOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 06: Crops grow below a existing power line crossing the Mendip Area of Outstanding National Beauty close to the village of Christon on November 6, 2012 in Somerset, England. The National Grid released today its draft Hinkley C to Avonmouth connection route which would involve replacing existing pylons with fewer but larger ones and will also use underground cables in the Mendip Area of Outstanding National Beauty. However campaigners how have been fighting against the new power line, have claimed the proposals will still have a detrimental effect on the landscape. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)