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Overnight storm brings damaging winds to Dallas-Fort Worth

FORT WORTH — An overnight line of storms brought straightline winds of up to 65 miles an hour and more than an inch of rain to North Texas, the National Weather Service of Fort Worth reported Tuesday morning. Although the NWS received “plenty” of reports of damage, most of the severe weather was out of Dallas-Fort Worth by the start ...

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Xcel Energy power lines study issued

VILLA GROVE — Xcel Energy might not be required to bury three power lines the utility is rebuilding in the north end of the San Luis Valley, at least according to a draft environmental assessment issued earlier this week. The draft was issued by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and analyzed the potential impacts of rebuild options. The bureau ...

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Federal approval of power transmission projects taking too long

Zach Koppang | Shale Plays Media Federal approval of proposed power-line projects that will carry electricity generated in Wyoming to other states is taking far too long, according to a report from the Casper Star-Tribune. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has been assessing two interstate power transmission projects. The TransWest Express and Gateway West projects, both started in Wyoming, ...

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Power line through battlefield study area could get state’s blessing today

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By Mike Nowatzki BISMARCK — A controversial plan to run about 200 miles of high-voltage power lines across part of western North Dakota — including the study area of an 1864 battle between American Indians and Army soldiers — could win the blessing of state utility regulators Wednesday, with some conditions. Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s transmission line would run from its ...

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