And if you think New York State might hold sway, think again by checking out Arizona's fate.
The commission found Arizona customers would pay more to build the line, but not receive adequate financial benefit. The commission also cited environmental concerns. (Business Journal of Phoenix)Sound familiar?
Clearly the Federal Government is OK with trashing smaller regional economies for the benefit of large metropolitan areas -- so arguments of that nature will fall on deaf ears. It seems to me we should be concentrating on whether the Feds have the right to do this.
Whatever happened to the concept of states' rights?