Audio: Missouri Supreme Court hears case on future of Grain Belt Express

Grain Belt Express

The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments over the long-delayed Grain Belt Express wind energy transmission line Tuesday.

The case drew increased media coverage when outlets became aware that former Democratic Governor Jay Nixon would be representing Grain Belt Clean Line before the judges. Nixon told the court that the $2.3 billion, eight-county project across the northern part of the state would bring essential benefits to Missouri.



The Supreme Court will decide between two conflicting appeals court decisions over the proper procedure is to request a certificate to build the transmission line