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Kake mayor pleas for local support for power intertie


Mary Koppes / Petersburg Pilot

Kake's Mayor Henrich Kadake was present at last Wednesday's public meeting held at the Petersburg Ranger District's office to discuss the Kake-Petersburg Intertie. "I've been working on the intertie for 15 years so that my people can survive and live like the rest of the people," Kadake told the audience.

Though many of the thirty individuals who showed up at the public meeting held last Wednesday to discuss the Kake-Petersburg Intertie (KPI) expressed their support for the project, a spirited discussion also ensued about the various components included in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) released by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the environmental review process.

The review process is required under NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) for any projects that will have a significant impact on the environment.

Joining a chorus of local voices was Kake's Mayor, Henrich Ka...

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