National Grid Announces Controversial New Power Line Route : News Photo

National Grid Announces Controversial New Power Line Route

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WINSCOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 06: Existing pylons approach the Mendip Area of Outstanding National Beauty close to the village of Loxton 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)
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WINSCOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 06: Existing pylons approach the Mendip Area of Outstanding National Beauty close to the village of Loxton 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)
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Existing pylons approach the Mendip Area of Outstanding National... News Photo 155655105Approaching,Bestof,Business,Electricity Pylon,England,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Somerset - England,Topics,Topix,UK,Vertical,VillagePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesWINSCOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 06: Existing pylons approach the Mendip Area of Outstanding National Beauty close to the village of Loxton 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)