Disputes occurring as residents pay higher rates
Some strange battle lines are being drawn in the quest by power companies to build new high-voltage lines.
The typical players in power-line fights are grass-roots groups clamoring, often in vain, to stop power companies from building the big projects.
The new disputes come at a time when Wisconsin ratepayers are paying above-average rates. They are pitting utility against utility, and, in once case, a former utility executive against his former employer.
by Thomas Content, Milwaukee Sentinel, April 21, 2012 click here for details