Monday, May 11, 2009

"'Going green' hits rural resistance"

That is a front-page headline in today's Sacramento Bee (which features a different headline in its online edition: "Prominent power lines dim green enthusiasm for some"). The story focuses on rural opposition to high-voltage lines that would transport wind, solar, and geothermal power from places like rural Lassen County, which could become home to a generating facility, to the state's urban centers. The report notes opposition in rural Shasta, Yolo, and Colusa counties, which would become host to the new transmission infrastructure.

Read Ed Fletcher's full story here.

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