Residents Fight Electric-Line Plan

Economic, Environmental Concerns Voiced At Hearing

Posted: July 16, 2013 at 12:02 a.m.

NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK 7/15/13 Greg Schneider (left center), of Railway Winery in Eureka Springs, ask a question of Clark Cotten (center), Arkansas Public Service Commission general staff, Monday afternoon at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. Local residents and officials participated in a public comments hearing concerning a proposed Southwestern Power Electric Power Company high-voltage electric transmission line under consideration for the area.

EUREKA SPRINGS — About 200 people turned out Monday to comment on a proposed 48-mile electric transmission line across Carroll County, with the first 75 voicing opposition.

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Turn off the electricity in Carroll County and see these same people crying and begging for more lines.

Posted by: Te

July 16, 2013 at 9:16 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Turn off the electricity to the 190 and they may not need more lines.

Posted by: JailBird

July 16, 2013 at 9:44 a.m. ( | suggest removal )


Do you have to work hard at sounding stupid or does it just come naturally.


Posted by: rummy

July 16, 2013 at 10:11 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Big Brother knows best if you have something he (they) wants.

Posted by: Oldearkie

July 16, 2013 at 11:48 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Has the newspaper ever printed the four possible routes for the electric lines?
I'd like to see them.

Posted by: Coralie

July 16, 2013 at 6:44 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Why, Coralie?

Posted by: JailBird

July 16, 2013 at 8:01 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

It is here, Coralie: http://www.nwaonline.com/photos/2013/...

Posted by: Dexter

July 16, 2013 at 9:03 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Thank you, Dexter.
I emailed your link to somebody who may live on one of the proposed routes but is not in the area served by the newspaper here.
Does that answer your question, Money?

Posted by: Coralie

July 17, 2013 at 6:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )