18K construction jobs at stake in controversial $3B power-line project

07/28/2013 | Current-Argus (N.M.) · SeattlePI.com · NextGov

The Bureau of Land Management's preferred route for the proposed $3 billion SunZia power line, which would send wind-generated electricity from New Mexico to consumers in Arizona and possibly California, is opposed by both the Department of Defense and some environmentalists. A rejection of SunZia's application would mean the loss of an estimated 18,000 construction jobs for the state because the firm has said it will shelve the project if its preferred route is disapproved.

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