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County Commissioners To Hold
Hearing On Wind Farm Regs

By Gordon HopkinsJefferson County Commissioners will be meeting on Tuesday, March 1, to finalize proposed changes to wind farm regulations. A hearing will be held that day to allow for public input.Last year, commissioners voted unanimously to institute a six-month moratorium on wind farm applications, feeling it was necessary to review and possibly revise the policies that govern the placing of wind turbines within the county, due in large part to changing technology.

Commissioners have expressed that, while the new regulations should protect non-participating landowners, they should not be so stringent as to make new wind turbines prohi...


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