A farm-centered group in Tulare County is serving as an example for other farmers as it fights for the least disruptive routing of a high voltage transmission line.

The Southern California Edison Company stirred strong opposition among farmers and others in Tulare County when it announced its preferred routing in 2006 for a new super transmission line. It originates at the company's Big Creek hydroelectric facility in the Central Sierra and terminates at an existing substation near Visalia.

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