WE Energies confirmed the turbine is part of the Glacier Hills Wind Park. The turbine poses no threat or immediate danger to the public. ...Officials are trying to evaluate how to put out the fire. The fire's cause is unknown at this time.
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The Forward Energy wind farm was constructed by Invenergy. The fire took place on a turbine located in the southernmost part of the project. Invenergy supplied a statement Tuesday that said its staff, along with local firefighters, were on scene of the fire that eventually burned itself out.
Deadline pressure and 100 amendments are cracking the unity of the state‘s Wind Siting Council as it strives to agree on turbine placement standards. ...some council members insist they will testify against recommendations not based on a consensus vote.
Several Wisconsin residents living near wind turbines or in areas where wind farms are proposed testified against the statewide wind siting bill Tuesday at the Capitol. They cited ill health effects. "Everyone here has talked about all about jobs and money," said Brownsville resident Gerry Meyer. "What about our health?"