Power line replacements cause conflict between PSEG, Port Washington residents

PSEG Long Island says the new taller poles

PSEG Long Island says the new taller poles are more storm-resistant, have higher-capacity power and they will be able to provide a more reliable source of energy. (March 13, 2014 6:09 PM)

A power line fight is taking place between PSEG Long Island and some Nassau residents.

PSEG crews are replacing the current power lines with larger 80-foot poles.

Many residents are stunned, and they say they had no idea this was happening. They say they are worried about not only possible health effects, but also poles falling during storms.

PSEG Long Island says the new taller...

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