Floyd County ordinance likely wipes out wind turbines proposal
"I think this will help protect the natural beauty of the county, preserve the ridges," said Clinger.
A public hearing on the potential ridge line ordinance is scheduled for January 31st, but supervisors do not expect much if any opposition.
December 16, 2011
by Ken Heineck
Horizon Wind Energy wants to put up more than a dozen wind turbines along Wills Ridge
FLOYD COUNTY, VA -- Floyd County leaders are no longer willing to consider changing their horizon, for a company called Horizon Wind Energy, that wants to put up more than a dozen wind turbines along Wills Ridge.
The board says it had to take some kind of action or a company like Horizon could put whatever it wants on property it has control of in Floyd.
"It's not just about the wind issue, that's what got everybody talking about it, after that wind issue, it came... [continue via Web link]