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Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

Despite the promise of jobs and clean wind energy for Arkansas, the Clean Line has met resistance in court and from the state's entire congressional delegation.
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Arkansas at Crossroads for Individual Solar

Solar power generated at individual homes and businesses remains relatively rare in Arkansas, but it has been growing.
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Fayetteville's Legacy Building Bought for $3.2M (NWA Real Deals)

An investment group paid $3.2 million for 13 condominiums in the Legacy Building at 401 W. Watson St. in Fayetteville.
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Clean Line Commits To Building With Arkansas-Made Products

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Ideology vs. Jobs (Editorial)

Arkansas' congressional delegation opposes the Clean Line project, citing concerns about a lack of local control. At the same time, state officials have awarded $340,000 in taxpayer money to Sediver, one of the Clean Line suppliers, along with other incentives. read more >

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