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What’s up with Clean Line?

What’s up with Clean Line?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line wind energy project has been working hard to get the green light from the Missouri Public Service Commission for years now, but the questions still remain the same: Will it pass, and if so, when? Many have been left wondering where the project stands, as

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PSC prepares for busy schedule, sets more hearings in Great Plains-Westar merger

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It would only make sense for this week’s agenda meeting of the Missouri Public Service Commission to finish quickly. The PSC is bracing for a hectic schedule, with eight public hearings concerning the proposed Grain Belt Express Line taking place over the next two weeks. This week’s agenda meeting was moved to

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PSC approves dates for local hearings on Grain Belt Express lines

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line wind energy project is moving closer to finally getting the green light from the Public Service Commission. The commission on Wednesday approved Dec. 7-14 as the tentative time for eight local public hearings on issue of the wind energy project in the counties affected by the

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Clean Line closing in on final order with PSC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line wind energy project has made significant steps towards getting the final green light from the Public Service Commission. After it stalled in July, the PSC last week gave the go-ahead to finalize a public hearing schedule, which means that a final order on construction of

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Deadline for intervenors to apply in Clean Line case passes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the Grain Belt Express Clean Line seeks regulatory approval at the Missouri Public Service Commission, Wednesday marked the deadline for applications to intervene in the case. A number of applications were submitted by groups supporting the project as part of a broad coalition of support and endorsements the group has

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PSC sets intervention deadline in clean line case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission has set a deadline for intervenors to apply in the Grain Line Express Clean Line case. Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than September 14, 2016. The project submitted its application to the PSC in June. The Grain Line

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Centralia joins cities participating in Clean Line

CENTRALIA, Mo. – The Centralia Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to become the latest Missouri municipal utility negotiate long-term transmission service on the Grain Belt Express Clean Line. The project, awaiting approval by the Missouri Public Service Commission, could save participating municipal utility customers at least $10 million per year. “The Grain Belt Express provides

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Grain Belt Express Clean Line application submitted to PSC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After receiving numerous endorsements and commitments over the past couple of weeks, the Grain Belt Express Clean Line took a step for final approval Thursday, filing an application with the Public Service Commission (PSC). Thursday’s application came with the announcement that several Fortune 500 companies that operate in Missouri would be

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Clean Line project adds Nixon to list of endorsements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Grain Belt Express Clean Line continued to pick up steam on its path to final approval when it gained the endorsement of Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday. The wind energy project has also received the endorsement of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce as it faces final approval from the Public

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Chamber endorses Clean Line project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line will move towards approval with key support from the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry after the chamber offered its endorsement of the project Monday. While final approval rests with the Public Service Commission, the chamber’s endorsement praises the potential economic benefits of the transmission

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