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Wisdom needed for wind farm decisions

I went to a community meeting about a proposed wind generation project encompassing Reardan and Davenport.

First off. This project and the one in southern Lincoln county are huge. These have the economic power to rival or eclipse agriculture. Let that sink in a bit. Farming could take second seat to the concerns of power generation.

The thought of seeing wind towers on the horizons of the county sickens me. Look around Colfax and see what I mean.

One of the thoughts outside of the forum was why were they offering just a flat lease price for the use of the land? Why aren’t the payments based on...

 

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