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Freelance Writer, Editor, Consultant, Self-employed

I've been a business journalist since 1985 when I received an MBA from Penn State. I covered energy, technology, and venture capital for The Philadelphia Business Journal from 1998 through 2013....

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When it comes to building electrical transmission infrastructure, views are evolving — from NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) to BANANA (Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anyone).

The latest example of this is Missouri, where the House earlier this month passed a bill that would stop construction of the Grain Belt Express by prohibiting the use of eminent domain to accrue the property needed for it.

The Missouri Senate has yet to take up the bill.

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