Land use, infrastructure needs surface as competing concerns at Grain Belt hearing

Anakin Bush/Fulton Sun photo: 
Dozens of people gather at the Elks Lodge in Mexico, Mo., for a public hearing with the Missouri Public Service Commission about the Grain Belt Express and the Tiger Connector line. Three public meetings were held last week, providing a space for landowners and stakeholders to  share their thoughts about the project.
Anakin Bush/Fulton Sun photo: Dozens of people gather at the Elks Lodge in Mexico, Mo., for a public hearing with the Missouri Public Service Commission about the Grain Belt Express and the Tiger Connector line. Three public meetings were held last week, providing a space for landowners and stakeholders to share their thoughts about the project.

Public input on a proposed expansion to the Grain Belt Express showcased competing concerns around environmental impacts and the need to update Missouri's energy infrastructure.

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