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Electric transmission line towers of up to 150 tall are currently in development in rural areas of Cooke County. The 42-mile “Krum-to-Anna line” belongs to a statewide power grid update mandated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC). The line, in development for more than two years, is a $5 billion “competitive renewable energy” initative ordered by the Texas Legislature and designed to garner additional wind power from west Texas and Panhandle regions.

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