An Oklahoma-based developer has been studying Turkey Heaven Mountain in Cleburne County as a potential site for a wind farm since early 2011.
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After some research, she said, she soon became convinced that the turbines will not produce enough energy to justify their construction. She also feels the turbines will spoil the scenic view of the ridge that runs near her family's property. "We are wasting our mountain if this happens," she said
My home state and my current state are embroiled in an issue that emotionally and physically impacts residents of two counties: Baldwin County in Alabama, and Howard County, where I live, in Indiana. ...The outcomes of the political process in the two counties are diametrically opposed, with one county voting to allow wind farms and the other voting against deployment of huge turbines.
Residents of Owls Hollow Road gathered Saturday to share their opinion on the proposed wind farm on Lookout Mountain by Austin, Texas-based Pioneer Green Energy. Their opinion was simple and to the point - not here, not now, not ever.
Leesburg Mayor Edward Mackey addressed the commission before it voted on a few routine business items. "There are just too many red flags with this," Mackey said of the project. "Why should we have them here in the first place?" His short address drew applause from the crowd, several of them standing in the back of the room with the crowd spilling out into the hallway