Duquesne Light, Longue Vue Club complete arguments in dispute over transmission line

The attorney representing Longue Vue Club in a dispute with Duquesne Light over the construction of a 345,000-volt transmission line said there’s not much to argue.

The language of two separate easements, written in 1949, that gave the power company permission to use a 50-foot right of way to construct its electrical lines on the Penn Hills property does not give the utility the power to build additional access roads, said Kenneth Yarsky.

“It does not say you have a right to come across and upon a piece of land,” he said. “The document is clear and doesn’t give them any more than that 50-foot right of way.”

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