“A 730-mile electricity transmission line connecting a massive Wyoming wind farm to southern California has stalled in a legal battle pitting the progress of one of the West’s largest infrastructure projects against an ecosystem preservation agreement on a large northwest Colorado ranch.
The $3 billion transmission line by TransWest Express, a company owned by Denver billionaire Phil Anschutz, needs an easement covering just one mile of power line before starting construction of the entire route. The easement would cross the fringe of the 55,000-acre Cross Mountain Ranch in Moffat County, and that’s landed the project in federal court.”
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Avery, Greg. Denver Business Journal 10 September 2021.