Missouri Manufacturers Applaud Grainbelt Electrical Transmission Expansion
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(MISSOURINET) The massive Grainbelt Electrical Transmission project is proceeding across northern Missouri, and has announced it will double the amount of electricity that it will offer the state.

Ray McCarty of Missouri’s manufacturing trade group – called Associated Industries of Missouri- applauds this decision:

The Associate Industries of Missouri organization represents

McCarty says the Grainbelt transmission line has new technology that allows power to go both ways in the case of an outage.

The legislature reached a compromise with Invenergy – to proceed in placing powerlines across the top half of the state, with the option of using Eminent Domain across private property. Future private projects will have more restrictions according to a new law.

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