PHOTO OF THE WEEK: ECO SUBSTATION

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September 3, 2014 (Jacumba) – “It’s impossible to gauge the size of this substation from this photo. It’s huge,” Wayne Brammer writes of the still-under-construction ECO substation project that SDG&E is building in rural Jacumba.

Brammer voiced alarm at the many massive projects planned on both sides of our border, adding, “My thought is there will be no untouched backcountry by the time they are through building.” He voiced remorse over the impending loss of yet more rural land, adding, “I love it the way it is…or was.”


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Cheap Power From Mexico

California has strict environmental rules and regs to protect people and the environment from harm or damage. Mexico, probably less so. This project is to allow SDG&E access to cheap electricity from Baja which will be billed to customers at sky high rates. http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/projects/sempra/ http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2013/apr/24/citylights1-electric-rates/#

They--the politicians, at

They--the politicians, at every level--are destroying our beautiful backcountry.