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Lawsuit Filed Over Wind Farm

The large wind farm going up in Eastern McLean County is coming too close for comfort for one family. That’s why the Taylor family outside Ellsworth has filed a civil lawsuit to stop construction on parts of the $700-million project. Rene Taylor says she has health and safety concerns regarding the Twin Groves Wind Farm. Taylor says a high-voltage substation and three turbines are too close to her home.

The large wind farm going up in Eastern McLean County is coming too close for comfort for one family.

That’s why the Taylor family outside Ellsworth has filed a civil lawsuit to stop construction on parts of the $700-million project.

Rene Taylor says she has health and safety concerns regarding the Twin Groves Wind Farm.

Taylor says a high-voltage substation and three turbines are too close to her home.

The lawsuit also claims that the McLean County Board did not have sufficient facts when approving the project.

McLean County Assistant State’s Attorney Brian Hug says he’ll ask the judge to dismiss the lawsuit on Wednesday.

This is second time the Taylor family has filed a lawsuit to halt the wind project.

The large wind farm going up in Eastern McLean County is coming too close for comfort for one family.

That’s why the Taylor family outside Ellsworth has filed a civil lawsuit to stop construction on parts of the $700-million project.

Rene Taylor says she has health and safety concerns regarding the Twin Groves Wind Farm.

Taylor says a high-voltage substation and three turbines are too close to her home.

The lawsuit also claims that the McLean County Board did not have sufficient facts when approving the project.

McLean County Assistant State’s Attorney Brian Hug says he’ll ask the judge to dismiss the lawsuit on Wednesday.

This is second time the Taylor family has filed a lawsuit to halt the wind project.


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OCT 30 2006
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