Residents Fight Electric-Line PlanEconomic, Environmental Concerns Voiced At Hearing
July 16, 2013 at 12:02 a.m.
NWA Media/DAVID GOTTSCHALK
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.