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Downed trees and wires. (credit: Chris May)

Overhead Or Buried, Power Lines Still Vulnerable

After an event like the ice storm, you might wonder, why are power lines on top of utility poles where they’re so vulnerable to falling tree limbs?

02/11/2014

file photo of Delaware Water Gap National Park (credit: H. Mark Weidman/Getty Images)

Utility Companies Get Approval To Put Power Lines Through National Parks

The National Park Service has given two utilities permission to put power lines through scenic recreation areas popular with Philadelphia area residents, including the Delaware Water Gap.

10/04/2012