CL&P power line project concerns Mansfield officials, residents

Mansfield is opposing a plan by CL&P to install several miles’ worth of new transmission lines in town, a proposal some say could threaten a school, its students and shut down a local golf course.

The proposal is part of a much larger plan by CL&P to install 345-kilovolt electric transmission lines and make other improvements to its electrical distribution system along a 75-mile route stretching from Rhode Island to Massachusetts.

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