Originally Posted by caspermike
ds burrying the lines rips up land more than a drilling rig you are complaining about.
Yes it does, but once they're buried, it's pretty easy to reclaim that disturbed land. And burying them under/along existing rights-of-way means not disturbing undisturbed land. The bigger question in my mind is whether or not there's a technical reason for not burying the lines. I dunno...