After windstorm power outages, state rep asks: Why not bury lines?

By Ryan Stanton, Mlive

March 22, 2017

“In the aftermath of a major windstorm that knocked out power to more than a million homes, businesses, schools and other buildings across Michigan, state Rep. Yousef Rabhi says there has to be a better way to deliver electricity and prevent these types of blackouts in the future.

Why not bury the power lines?

That’s one question Rabhi is asking.

Rabhi, a Democrat, represents Ann Arbor, among the areas hardest hit by the March 8 storm, which left many people without power for several days. It even knocked out power to traffic signals in some areas…”

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