Proposed high voltage transmission line sparks concerns

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The developers of a proposed high voltage direct current transmission line across about 500 miles of Iowa and western Illinois got pointed questions about the proposal in the first of two meetings in the Quad-City area.

Farmers and other landowners filled a large building at the Cedar County Fairgrounds, raising questions over the potential health impact of the project as well as its effect on land values, farming operations and potential noise levels.

To learn more, head over to the Quad City Times. 

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