Bondurant petitions against turbines
"The proposed ‘windmills' will not be small and quaint - there will be FOUR WIND TURBINES ATLEAST 45 feet tall plus a building and fence to secure the power plant," reads the declaration for the petition, led by Bondurant resident Keith Scharff.
The request for a petition was attached to a letter sent to property owners within 1,000 feet of the Ordway property.
August 29, 2011
by Sam Luvisi
in Sublette Examiner
An effort to "keep Bondurant rural" has risen in the form of a petition against the wind turbines to be built soon behind the post office and Branding Iron Café on the River Bend Ranch (Ordway) property, at the valley's southeast end.
The four proposed turbines are part of an experimental power distribution system by Lower Valley Energy (LVE) that will include a solar array about 20 by 40 feet in size, storage batteries to store 10 kilowatts' worth of power generated by local wind and sunshine, 10-by-20 foot building and a pilot for water control in which residents are... [continue via Web link]