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New Wind Farm Campaign Forms In County, Little Known About The Group

By Gordon HopkinsThere is a new player in the ongoing wind farm saga in Jefferson County.Last year, Jefferson County Commissioners set a moratorium on new wind turbine permits to allow time for an examination and possible rewriting of wind turbine regulations. Since then, there have been ongoing campaigns waged by both supporters and opponents of further wind farm development in the county.During the recent Jefferson County Fair, an organization calling itself REIN (Renewable Energy Information Network) Nebraska paid for a banner at the rodeo and operated a booth in the Merchant’s Building, alongside NextEra Energy Resources, the company beh...

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