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Wind appeal hearing rescheduled

The Virginia Peak Wind Project hearing by the Washoe County Board of Commissioners has been delayed at the request of both the appellant and applicant, according to Washoe County senior planner Trevor Lloyd. Lloyd said the hearing has been moved to the April 14 meeting of the Washoe County Commission.

The Virginia Peak Wind Project hearing by the Washoe County Board of Commissioners has been delayed at the request of both the appellant and applicant, according to Washoe County senior planner Trevor Lloyd.

Lloyd said the hearing has been moved to the April 14 meeting of the Washoe County Commission.

Nevada Wind, LLC proposed the Virginia Peak Wind Project and the Washoe County Planning Commission unanimously voted to approve the project's special use permit on Feb. 4.

The wind project, if approved by the board of commissioners, will place 44 wind turbines along the Pah Rah Range in Palomino Valley, about 30 miles north of Sparks.

Spanish Springs resident Dan Herman filed an appeal against the planning commission's vote on Feb. 17. Herman is concerned that the project does not meet the more than 70 conditions and stipulations placed on it, including that turbines cannot be located within 1 mile of existing structures.

For more information on the Virginia Peak Wind Project, type "wind project" into the Daily... more [truncated due to possible copyright]  

The Virginia Peak Wind Project hearing by the Washoe County Board of Commissioners has been delayed at the request of both the appellant and applicant, according to Washoe County senior planner Trevor Lloyd.

Lloyd said the hearing has been moved to the April 14 meeting of the Washoe County Commission.

Nevada Wind, LLC proposed the Virginia Peak Wind Project and the Washoe County Planning Commission unanimously voted to approve the project's special use permit on Feb. 4.

The wind project, if approved by the board of commissioners, will place 44 wind turbines along the Pah Rah Range in Palomino Valley, about 30 miles north of Sparks.

Spanish Springs resident Dan Herman filed an appeal against the planning commission's vote on Feb. 17. Herman is concerned that the project does not meet the more than 70 conditions and stipulations placed on it, including that turbines cannot be located within 1 mile of existing structures.

For more information on the Virginia Peak Wind Project, type "wind project" into the Daily Sparks Tribune search engine at www.dailysparkstribune.com.


Source: http://dailysparkstribune.c...

MAR 24 2009
http://www.windaction.org/posts/19537-wind-appeal-hearing-rescheduled
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