Missouri regulators reject massive Midwest wind power line
August 17, 2017
Jefferson City, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators on Wednesday rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states, delivering a significant setback to developers of one of the nation's longest transmission lines.
The decision marked the second time in a little over two years that the Missouri Public Service Commission has denied a request from Clean Line Energy Partners to build its power line through the state after a lengthy review process.
The 780-mile-long line would run from wind farms in western Kansas through Missouri and Illin...