Hundreds attend hearing on Chino Hills power lines

CHINO HILLS – Hundreds of residents turned out to voice their concerns to lawmakers about property values and public safety at a congressional hearing Saturday on the controversial Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project, which involves erecting 200-foot electric towers in the city.

The transmission poles and towers are being installed in Southern California Edison’s right-of-way from Chino Hills’ western border near Tonner Canyon through the city and eventually going into Riverside County.

The House Financial Services subcommittee hearing included congressmen and representatives from the Federal Housing Administration and the Housing and Urban Development Department.

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