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In this Aug. 15 photo, conservationist Rob Sand discusses the Killdeer Mountains and the threats they face from oil. Now, the Killdeer Mountain Alliance is fighting another foe -- a proposed power line the group says would go right through the historic Killdeer Mountain Battlefield site.

Basin Electric plans power line through Killdeer Mountains

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KILLDEER -- Basin Electric Power Cooperative will have to answer to a lot of angry people at a public hearing in Killdeer today.

The company, citing booming oil development and its ripple effects, has proposed a new transmission line that would go through the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield site, alarming many.


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