Deal would move planned wind farm
SPANISH FORK — Residents, developers and city officials in Spanish Fork are inching closer to a mutual agreement that would relocate a planned wind farm that has generated the ire of homeowners near the area where it was originally planned to be built.
March 8, 2006
by Jeremy Twitchell
in Deseret Morning News
"I would summarize our meetings as very positive," Spanish Fork Mayor Joe Thomas said at Tuesday's City Council meeting. "There are no guarantees, but we'll continue to move down that path. We hope to have a concrete progress report in two weeks, and I'm optimistic that will happen."
Under the current plan, developer Wasatch Winds would build nine wind turbines — each one 407 feet tall from the ground to the tip of the blade — on the north side of the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon.
When residents who were concerned about the site began to protest the wind-farm... [continue via Web link]