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LePage, who was an early supporter of the project, is now looking for its principals to do more for Maine as well.
To get a favor from its neighbor, Buxton argues, Hydro-Quebec needs to be kind in return. That includes roughly 90 miles alongside lines already in an existing corridor between Lewiston and Caratunk, and cutting 53 miles of entirely new corridor from Caratunk north and west to Quebec Province. The new route would be feet wide and would include an added 75 feet on each side for a buffer and the possible addition of a second line at a later date a second line would need to go through its own permitting and review processes.