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Fight to bring US alternative energy source to demand stalls

Landowners oppose plan for transmission lines across their property to get power produced from wind

LURKING DANGER: Landowners such as Ms Gatrel, who runs a midsize family cattle operation with her husband in the north-western part of Missouri in Midwest, ask why they should have to live beneath the high-voltage lines when there is plenty of wind in the East.

Cowgill, United States

UP and down the centre of the United States, winds rip across plains, ridges and plateaus, a belt of unharnessed energy, capable of powering millions of customers and with enormous potential to help meet national goals to stem climate change.

Because the bulk...

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