Wind farm and/or land exchange? Forest Service awaits Ruskin move on Yavapai Ranch
He could forget the wind farm idea, ask the Forest Service to drop the wind farm project area out of the land exchange, or try to get the Forest Service to accept land into its system that already contains the giant wind turbines, roads and other encumbrances.
September 7, 2011
by Joanna Dodder Nellans
in The Daily Courier
Prescott National Forest Supervisor Betty Mathews says the Fred Ruskin family needs to decide whether they want to drop out or continue with the largest land exchange in Arizona's history.
Ruskin, a retired Paradise Valley dentist, is the spokesman for his family that owns the Yavapai Ranch about 30 miles north of Prescott.
Ruskin told The Daily Courier a month ago that he was waiting for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors' decision on a huge wind farm proposal before deciding whether he wants to continue with the land exchange.
He could forget the wind farm idea, ask the Forest Service to drop... [continue via Web link]