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Landowners share reasons behind signing wind leases

DAVENPORT - Gusts of promised money? Gales of ability to pass farmland onto the next generation? Breezes of desire to progress Lincoln County's farmland into the future? These are just some of the reasons why some landowners and farmers are making the controversial decision to sign portions of their land over to companies looking to develop wind turbines in Lincoln County.

Two companies are looking to develop here. Portland-based Triple Oak Power hopes to construct turbines northeast and southeast of Davenport and Omaha-based Tenaska and Toronto-based Cordelio are in a joint venture seeking to...


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