By Ben Briscoe
AMARILLO, TEXAS - A major wind energy project should start this spring after years of controversy. The Texas Public Utility commission has approved a $190 million transmission line from White Deer to Hereford.
The 91 mile route will by-pass Amarillo and the Palo Duro Canyon, unlike other previously proposed routes. Wind energy experts consider the lines a key part of the growing green energy industry.