February 1, 2014 7:17 PM

Power line opponents surge against wind energy transmission project

Missouri farms stand in the way of a private company’s $2 billion proposal for high-voltage transmission lines to carry Kansas wind-generated electricity to Eastern states. Foes of the “Grain Belt Express” from southwest Kansas to Indiana say the project is unnecessary, the folly of billionaires, and will harm property values, impair production and generally destroy their way of life.

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