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Legislature votes to oppose trans border power line near Jacumba to save jobs  

Credit:  By Billie Jo Jannen, eastcountymagazine.org 11 September 2011 ~~

A resolution introduced by District 40 State Senator Juan Vargas (D-San Diego) and passed in both houses Friday seeks to put the brakes on a high voltage trans-border power line slated to bring electricity in from the proposed 1250 MW La Rumorosa wind turbine project near Jacumba.

Vargas presented SJR 13 as a jobs protection measure for Californians who, Vargas says, would lose 15,000 green energy jobs if the turbine farm is built in Mexico instead of California.

Source:  By Billie Jo Jannen, eastcountymagazine.org 11 September 2011

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