Residents don't want power lines installed nearby

By Anna Carrera

Published 01/22 2014 11:56AM

Updated 01/22 2014 11:59AM

PARIS -- People in Edgar County hope Ameren won't build a power line near their homes. The transmission line is still in the planning stages, but a consultant is recommending the proposed route go through Moultrie and Coles counties, not Douglas and Piatt. Edgar County may also be on the route. State regulators plan to make a final decision by the first week of March.

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