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October 23, 2013

State starts cable project review

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“Difficult is not a reason not to do things,” he said.

Harrington and others asked the board to get National Grid to explain why its cost estimate for installing cables under Salem Harbor soared from $42 million to well over $100 million in less than two years.

In her letter, Driscoll asked the state board to require National Grid to fund peer reviews of the proposed project and of “potential alternatives.”

Tom Dalton can be reached at tdalton@salemnews.com.

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