Public airs views on wind farm
Ed Layden of Hoopeston said wind farm representatives had visited his farm, but had only spoke in generalities.
"I want specifics," he said, pointing to issues such as effects on field tiles. "These are the kind of things, as farmers, that are important."
April 9, 2011
by Brian L. Huchel
in The Commercial-News
HOOPESTON - As many as 20 people showed up to voice and hear opinions on the plan to construct a wind farm in northern Vermilion County.
The group filled the Grant Township Building meeting room Friday morning. A second meeting was scheduled for Friday afternoon in the Rossville Fire Department.
Chris Watson of Hoopeston was one of the residents at the meeting, posing questions in regard to both any changes the wind farm might make on the tax base and the potential for any health issues the wind turbines might pose.
Afterward, Watson said she planned to do a little research on her... [continue via Web link]