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Letter to the editor


May 9, 2019

Dear Editor,

Building transmission infrastructure is necessary to keep up with the demands of our society’s growing dependence on electricity. Transmission lines like Cardinal-Hickory Creek have the added benefit of delivering wind energy from where it is harvested to where it is used. Since our electric grid operates at a regional level, states connect and trade electricity with other states in a market system, which helps ensure our electric grid is reliable and delivers the lowest-cost energy.

Without the Cardinal-Hickory Creek line, a bottleneck will occur and, the Midwest will lose...

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