Oct. 30 — This is a prediction from local environmentalists, and it’s the same prediction environmentalists made the last time the same electric utility clear-cut the same strip of land it owns for the transmission line, in 2000. By the time the utility’s bulldozers began to roll this year, the plants and trees had indeed grown into a thick habitatOct. 30 — After Oncor clear-cut and mulched a strip of land under a transmission line in White Rock Lake Park, the vegetation will likely take 10 or 15 years to grow back. That is, if Oncor allows it to.

— Dallas Morning News