Wisconsin power line pits green interests against each other #WI

08:43 Jun 12 2017 106 S Main St, Viroqua, WI 54665, USA

A fight that involves dueling environmental constituencies is brewing over plans for a massive transmission line that would run through the Driftless Region of southwestern Wisconsin. Developers say the estimated $500 million, 125-mile line would help buttress the regional power grid and provide access to lower-priced electricity in Iowa and other states. But like the clamor that has erupted over construction of oil pipelines, transmission lines also engender strong emotions, with opponents often raising environmental objections. In this case, Wisconsin’s . . .
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