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Wind turbines are silhouetted by the setting sun as they produce electricity near Beaumont, Kan. The plains of Kansas could be a treasure trove in the nation’s growing effort to harness clean energy. But a major proposal to move wind-generated electricity from Kansas to the East is running into a roadblock: Farmers who don’t want high-power transmission lines on their land.

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Wind power line proposal irks some Midwest farmers

The windy plains of Kansas could be a treasure trove in the nation’s effort to harness clean energy, but a major proposal to move wind-generated electricity eastward is running into a roadblock: Farmers who don’t want high-power transmission lines on their land.

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