A Mainstream offer
The offer acknowledged complaints about turbines such as noise, shadow flicker and interference with television reception.
"It is true that turbines are not silent; however, we plan carefully to ensure that our wind farms operate to acceptable levels," the offer states. ...Opponents say the state rules aren't sufficient.
Mainstream also said wind turbines can affect TV reception, depending on the layout.
"If we cause problems with your television reception, we will work with you to sort it out at our expense."
February 23, 2012
by David Giuliani
in Bureau County News
NORMANDY - A wind energy company is making an offer to neighbors of a proposed project in Bureau County - $1,000 or more a year. Ireland-based Mainstream Renewable Power has submitted its application for 19 turbines in Greenville Township in northwestern Bureau County.
The company has yet to turn in its applications to Lee and Whiteside counties, but it's expected to do so in the coming months.
Residents in much of the area of the wind farm have railed against the project. The company plans 60 to 90 turbines in the first phase and a similar number in the second.
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