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OG&E steps aside on wind farm development

OG&E is no longer pursuing the idea of developing a wind farm on the Cooper Wildlife Management Area near Woodward. We heard from folks in that area and sportsmen and even OG&E employees who had concerns about it," said Brian Alford, spokesman for OG&E.

OG&E is no longer pursuing the idea of developing a wind farm on the Cooper Wildlife Management Area near Woodward.

We heard from folks in that area and sportsmen and even OG&E employees who had concerns about it," said Brian Alford, spokesman for OG&E.

Alford said OG&E has many opportunities for wind development on private land in northwest Oklahoma.

Still, state wildlife commissioners plan to go ahead with a March 12 public meeting in Woodward concerning wind power on wildlife management areas .

David Riggs, chairman of the state wildlife commission, said public input is needed on the issue and encourages everyone to attend.

OG&E is no longer pursuing the idea of developing a wind farm on the Cooper Wildlife Management Area near Woodward.

We heard from folks in that area and sportsmen and even OG&E employees who had concerns about it," said Brian Alford, spokesman for OG&E.

Alford said OG&E has many opportunities for wind development on private land in northwest Oklahoma.

Still, state wildlife commissioners plan to go ahead with a March 12 public meeting in Woodward concerning wind power on wildlife management areas .

David Riggs, chairman of the state wildlife commission, said public input is needed on the issue and encourages everyone to attend.

 


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MAR 2 2008
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