Grain Belt Express

Audio: Grain Belt Express debate now in House Committee

The public service commission has approved a high voltage, wind energy transmission line to run through private property along Northern Missouri, and *some* landowners and farmers want the legislature to stop that from happening. Missouri House members heard both sides of the argument: That the lines are in public interest and the company can claim […]

Grain Belt Express

Grain Belt Express sent back to State Public Service Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, a proposed energy transmission project through northern Missouri, got new life Tuesday following a ruling by the state’s highest court. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, if built, would carry energy from Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, running through several counties including Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, and Chariton within […]

Missouri state capitol

Missouri farmers and landowners lobby in support of eminent domain legislation

Missouri farmers and landowners lobbied the State Capitol on Wednesday in support of proposed eminent domain legislation that would give landowners extra protection. House Bills 640 and 795 were proposed by Rep. Nate Walker, R-Kirksville, in response to concerns from his constituents over the Mark Twain Transmission Project run by Ameren. The project was approved […]