Kingsmill residents organizing against power line proposal

Some Kingsmill residents are organizing in opposition to a proposed high-voltage power line across the James River.

Dominion Virginia Power announced recently it planned to string a 500-kilovolt line on nine towers over the river from Surry to Skiffes Creek. Opponents are concerned about their views and property values.

Residents have formed a “Save the James” task force. The group is backing a resolution of opposition it hopes the Board of Supervisors will adopt when it meets next week, organizer Alan Lutz said Tuesday.

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