County will take more time to study windmills
After the public hearing, Board of Supervisors' Chairman Sam Dickson asked supervisors Bob Martin and Joshua Hendrick if they wanted to make a suggestion about windmills since they make up the county's committee to study windmills. Martin said there still seemed to be a lot of confusion.
August 18, 2012
by Allen Worrell
in Carroll News
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors has elected to take more time to gather information regarding utility scale windmill projects in Carroll County.
During a public hearing on the matter Aug. 13, the board heard from 11 citizens, with the majority of the speakers opposing windmills in Carroll County. The subject of windmills first came up during an April 9 meeting when Pine Creek District Supervisor Bob Martin noted that a company from Texas was proposing to place windmills on Stoots Mountain. The company, EDP Renewables/Horizon Wind Energy, had representatives at the Aug. 13 meeting to answer citizen questions.
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