Rockland Communities Get Grant Money from Company Building Power Line from Canada to Queens

The Champlain Hudson Power Express power line is another step closer to reality. That’s the power line that’ll cut through parts of Rockland to deliver Canadian hydroelectric power to Queens in a few years. Stony Point and Haverstraw are among the municipalities that have signed off on the deal. Stony Point supervisor Jim Monaghan says the company is giving the town $5.3 million in community benefits…

Audio: Jim Monaghan

Haverstraw will get about $19 million split between the town and villages affected by the pipeline, and Supervisor Howard Phillips says he’s pleased the plan moves the line from the railroad bed to route 9W…

Audio: Howard Phillips

Once the Public Service Commission gives the project the final approval, construction could begin next year.

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