OPPOSE Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line!

Protect the Driftless Area of Wisconsin

OPPOSE Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line through Drifltess Area of Wisconsin

Hi Friends!

We’ve created a petition and would like to take a moment to ask for your HELP.

This is the proposed Cardinal-Hickory Creek (CHC) high voltage transmission line we’ve been fighting for the last year. We started with five people and now have local grassroots opposition of 400.  This line will cause both economic and environmental damage to a unique rural area of the midwest.

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Dodgeville City Council Meeting

We are on the agenda!

Dodgeville City Council
Tuesday ~ June 6th, 5:30pm
City Hall ~ 100 E Fountain St, Dodgeville, WI 53533
Show your support by joining us as we discuss the reasons for our opposition to these power lines. Please let’s represent ourselves in a respectful manner with no outbursts from the crowd.

Iowa County Board Meeting


We are very pleased to announce that the Iowa County Board will consider a resolution to oppose Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project at its next meeting.


Preparation for May 16th

On May 16th the Iowa County Board will consider our requested resolution to Oppose the Cardinal-Hickory Creek High Voltage Transmission Line Project. In preparation for this meeting your Leadership Team mailed a letter (attached below) to each of the 21 Iowa County Supervisors, along with our OPPOSE trifold flyer and a Cardinal-Hickory Creek map illustrating the corridors through Iowa County.

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Driftless Defenders’ Mission

Driftless Defenders is a grassroots coalition of citizens dedicated to preventing the construction of high voltage transmission lines through the geologically unique Driftless Area of Wisconsin.

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Driftless Area Land Conservancy (DALC)

Concerned Public and Wisconsin Policymakers:

Construction of a huge, expensive new high capacity transmission powerline is being planned by the American Transmission Co. (ATC).  This line would damage a 125 mile swath of the unique driftless area of Southwest Wisconsin and commit rate-payers to higher monthly bills for years to come.

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