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La. dodges bullet on Wind Catcher

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Jeff Sadow

If we needed any reminder why Texas outpaces Louisiana in so many ways, witness how the Lone Star State last week mooted a bad decision by the Louisiana Public Service Commission made in part by northwest Louisiana’s Foster Campbell.

In June, the PSC gave a green light to the Windcatcher Project. This would have spent $4.5 billion to build a wind farm and transmission line to provide power for Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Even though it would not have added power to the American Electric Power grid, as the company merely would have replaced nonrenewable-sourced power with this, ratepayers still

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