Lee County's moratorium on new wind farms expired Tuesday, but some County Board members argued for extending it.
The board didn't vote on the issue at its monthly meeting.
The board enacted the moratorium in September, after residents urged changes to the decade-old wind farm ordinance. An ad hoc committee has been reviewing the rules the last few months.
Some residents oppose wind turbines near their homes, saying they're noisy and unsightly.
Others consider them a boon to economic development, bringing more tax revenue to government agencies.
Last week, the county Properties Committee recommended against extending the moratorium.
On Tuesday, some County Board members, including Dick... [continue via Web link]