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While support grows for Gentry’s Wild Wilderness Drive-through Safari in its battle with Southwestern Electric Power Co. over payment for an easement the utility company is taking from the Safari by eminent domain, which crosses a corner of the drive-through portion of the Safari, there is another side of the issue which is not receiving as much publicity and which fair-minded individuals may also wish to consider.

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Print Headline: SWEPCO gives an answer to Safari’s many supporters

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I had no idea Peter Main was a Safari expert.

The 3,000 people that came to the "Appreciation Day" last Sunday to be with Leon and his family, had to stay in their vehicles at all times with the windows rolled up. Peter, have you ever been to a drive-through Wildlife Safari?

Lions, Emus, Rhinos are called wild for a reason. I would pay anything to see you and David Matthews get out of your BMW and be chased by a pack of Emus.

Our friends in WV that stopped PATH, are on our side. The Potomac-Appalachian EHV Transmission Line (PATH) was a boondoggle of a 765 kV power line project proposed by American Electric Power (AEP) and Allegheny Energy, which has since been bought by First Energy.

This is what WV posted on their website:

Posted by: LContreras

October 11, 2013 at 11:52 a.m. ( | suggest removal )