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Wind Farm Issue Has Many Angles

By Gordon HopkinsWhile a moratorium preventing new wind turbines from being erected in Jefferson County has been extended, the campaign on both sides of the controversial issue of wind farms is continuing.A meeting was held at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 22. County commissioners voted unanimously to extend a moratorium preventing consideration of any new wind farm applications for up to a year, ending on April 1, 2023. That moratorium has already been in place for over six months.However, commissioners also indicated the moratorium could end sooner.Commissioners first established the moratorium on September 15, 2021, fo...

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