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Nevelyn Black is an independent writer with a background in broadcast and a keen interest in renewable energy.  In the last few years, she transitioned from celebrity interviews and film shoots...

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The perfect storm of extreme weather, mechanical trouble and maintenance work on transmission lines nearly crippled the northwest.  "We really had a very close call,” says Scott Bolton, senior vice president for transmission development at Portland-based PacifiCorp.  Under such dire circumstances, why are some communities in opposition to expanding the grid and installing new power lines?

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