Plains and Eastern Clean Line may be dead, but clean power still coming. For the record: a belated obituary for the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project, the proposed high-voltage transmission line that would have delivered wind-generated power from Oklahoma to Tennessee and other states in the Southeast. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced it would terminate a partnership to develop the 700-mile line — partly because of Arkansas's opposition. The Clean Line project has been presumed defunct since Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners acknowledged to Arkansas Business in January that it had abandoned plans to use Arkansas as a route, which would have entailed constructing towers across 12 counties in...
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Gone with the wind