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Political Winds Part Three of a Series: Transparency Concerns In Wind Farm Debate

By Gordon HopkinsConcerns have been raised about transparency in the ongoing wind farm debate in Jefferson County.Last year, Jefferson County Commissioners issued a moratorium on wind farm applications to review the regulations governing a wide variety of issues, such as setbacks, noise, shadow flicker, decommissioning and others. Since that time, there has been a concerted campaign by both supporters and opponents of wind farms to garner public support and get information out about wind farms, both pro and con.There is already one wind farm in the county, Steele Flats Wind Farm in Diller. That farm is owned and operated by NextEra Energy Re...


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