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May 11, 2009 4:44 AM

California green energy plan faces opposition over high-voltage power lines

In Southern California, opposition is mounting against plans to erect a large array of solar panels in the desert due in part to the miles of high-voltage transmission towers needed to connect them to customers in Los Angeles and San Diego. The Northern California project could help bring online new, renewable sources of power. But it negatively impacts residents, wildlife and ecosystems beneath long, wide power line corridors.

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