When the Missouri House Energy and Environment Committee on Tuesday voted down a bill that would have prohibited the use of eminent domain for Grain Belt Express Clean Line’s proposed wind power transmission project, company officials said the bill’s rejection amounted to a show of support for the project.The committee voted down HB 1027, sponsored by Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Frankford.
With the vote this morning Missouri lawmakers have demonstrated that they stand behind market based solutions to bring low-cost, renewable energy to the state,” said Mark Lawlor, director of development for Clean Line Energy. He touted the Grain Belt project, which will bisect the southern portion of Randolph County, as a project to deliver enough low-cost clean power to Missouri through a direct connection to the electric grid to power 200,000 homes.
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