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GALESBURG - The word "occupied" could pose a 1,000-foot problem for a wind energy company trying to put wind towers in Knox County.
SIBLEY – The Ford County Board has cleared the way for possible development of a wind farm.
MONMOUTH - The planning commission/zoning board of appeals of Warren County conducted a public hearing last night, discussing and approving an amendment to the county's zoning ordinance.
CAMBRIDGE — Two developments that could mean increased tax revenues for Henry County were reported at Tuesday’s county board meeting.
GENESEO -- The devil is in the details, when it comes to lease agreements between companies and farmers.
BELVIDERE — Feelings continue to run hot over how Boone County officials handled the controversial wind farm issue.
GALESBURG - Before wind turbines swish through the air in Knox County, work remains.
Patricia Muscarello has asked the federal courts to permanently stop the Ogle County Board from allowing power-generating windmills to go up and the power company from building them
MONMOUTH - Warren County is working on a new wind tower ordinance in anticipation that Greenlight Energy, a Charlottesville, Va., company, will invest millions of dollars to build a wind farm near Alexis
"We have to protect our rural characteristics," said Blackstone resident Judy Campbell. "Until this summer, I never thought about retiring anywhere but here. I love the rural setting and my home is here. - That all will change."
BELVIDERE — A court fight brought by supporters of a Boone County wind farm project can only be against government agencies and not citizen opponents, a judge ruled Wednesday.
ALEDO - Wind energy is getting more attention in Mercer County. The issue was a topic of discussion at this week's regular Mercer County Board meeting. A Chicago area company is proposing a wind farm in the northern end of the county.
Tom Hewson takes a very comprehensive look at the development issues associated with the proposed Baileyville Wind Farm in Illinois.
The idea has been brought up in just about every county in the Stateline. Wednesday night in Ogle County members of the public were invited to come up and voice their opinions to the zoning board of appeals. The room was packed with concerned citizens, so much so that some were forced to listen to testimony from the hallway. Every person that stood up to talk was against the proposed wind farm.
BELVIDERE — Supporters of a proposed wind farm that was rejected by the Boone County Board last month are challenging the county’s decision in court.