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Emotions Run High At Wind Farm Hearing

By Gordon HopkinsLike much of the rest of Nebraska, proposed wind farms in Jefferson County have brought strong opinions and high emotions from both sides of the issue. This was evident during a hearing on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, which lasted more than four hours. The hearing was held in the courtroom of the Jefferson County Courthouse because the regular meeting room of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners was not large enough to accommodate the more than 200 attendees. The hearing was held to allow for public input on proposed changes to wind farm regulations. Over 70 citizens spoke.County CommissionersLast year, commissioners voted...

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