Walnut Ridge hearing continues
At its Feb. 8 meeting, the county board heard a written statement from a group of Walnut area residents opposing the Walnut Ridge extension requests. In its statement, the group asked the county board to deny any extension ...until the county board could do further study of existing data on what the group called "the very real and adverse affects" of wind turbines.
February 17, 2011
by Donna Barker
in Bureau County Republican
PRINCETON - The Bureau County Zoning Board of Appeals recessed Thursday's hearing on requested Walnut Ridge conditional use permit extensions to allow time for the developers to consult legal counsel.
On Friday, Zoning Officer Kris Donarski said Thursday's hearing was recessed until 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Bureau County Courthouse in Princeton.
About 90 people attended Thursday's hearing, which lasted about 30 minutes, Donarski said.
Representing the Walnut Ridge wind farm project at Thursday's hearing was project developer Bill French. Objectors to the requested extensions had legal representation with them, Donarski said.
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