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Do Increased Setbacks Prohibit Wind Farms in Jefferson County?

By Gordon HopkinsWill a one-mile setback make wind farms in Jefferson County impracticable or even impossible? That question has been hotly debated for the last year as the county considers setting new regulations governing the placement of wind turbines.At a special meeting on Thursday, January 26, the Jefferson County's Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Committee voted …

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