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Freelance Writer, Editor, Consultant, Self-employed

I've been a business journalist since 1985 when I received an MBA from Penn State. I covered energy, technology, and venture capital for The Philadelphia Business Journal from 1998 through 2013....

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The 46 kilovolt cables had been de-energized since their retirement in 1990. They were among the infrastructure damaged by an alleged anchorstrike from a tugboat and barge a couple of years ago. The anchorstrike also damaged active electric transmission cables owned by American Transmission Company and the Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline.

Consumers Energy said it salvaged and recycled materials from the removed cables to the extent that it could. 

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