Grain Belt Express 0-for-2 in getting Missouri approval

By Gary Scott on July 15, 2016 at 7:07am

Missouri regulators have rejected a second application from a company hoping to construct a multi-state power line.

The Missouri Public Service Commission voted on Tuesday to reject that state’s portion of the line, which would carry wind power from Kansas to Indiana.

The Associated Press reports the vote was based on a filing technicality by Clean Line Energy Partners; the company apparently didn’t file a required sixty-day notice before it re-filed. The Houston-based company reportedly plans to re-file a third time.

The two-point-three-billion-dollar  power line would go through Greene and Scott Counties, locally. Regulators in Illinois, Indiana and Kansas have approved the project.