Some officials want to cap wind turbines; One calls that a ‘dumb idea'
DIXON - Lee County has 232 wind turbines, and 60 more are proposed.
How many more will come after that?
None at all, if some Lee County Board members get their way.
During a committee meeting Monday, County Board member David Gusse, R-Dixon, said he had an issue on his mind that he would discuss next month.
John Ferrone, R-Dixon, chairman of the board's Administrative Services Committee, said Gusse should talk about it now.
Gusse said Ferrone had made fun of his idea.
"I told you it was a dumb idea," Ferrone said.
Gusse proposed the board cap the number of turbines in the county - something... [continue via Web link]