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Baker Botts Client Transmission Developers, Inc. Receives Presidential Permit



WASHINGTON, October 6, 2014 -- On October 6, 2014, Transmission Developers, Inc., a Blackstone portfolio company, received a Presidential Permit from the U.S. Department of Energy for the Champlain Hudson Power Express Project (“Champlain Hudson”). Champlain Hudson is a buried 1,000 MW 333-mile High Voltage Direct Current transmission line that will interconnect Quebec, Canada and New York City. A Presidential Permit is required for the construction, operation, maintenance, or connection of electric transmission facilities at the international border.

Baker Botts represented Transmission Developers, Inc. before the U.S. Department of Energy.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved: Jay Ryan (Partner, Washington); Emil Barth (Senior Associate, Washington); and Marcia Hook (Associate, Washington).

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