Arkansas' delegation denounces approval of clean-energy project set to cut through state

March 25, 2016
In The News

Members of Arkansas’ delegation Friday issued a joint statement condemning the approval of a clean-energy project that is expected to cut a path across the state's Ozark Mountain, River Valley and Delta regions.

The U.S. Department of Energy earlier in the day said that its agency would be participating in Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners' Plains & Eastern Clean Line project, which is expected to “tap abundant, low-cost wind generation resources.”

Friday's announcement also marked the completion of a department review into the electrical line plan.

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