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John Strom (left) and LaVerne Hoitomt are two Town of Forest residents who are opposed to the Highland Wind Farm project proposed for northeastern St. Croix County. They hope the Public Service Commission determines that the proposed project does not fit the local community and does not belong there.

Forest Voice hopes to take wind out of turbine plan

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There's a favorable political wind blowing in Wisconsin for future turbine projects designed to generate electricity.

When the state legislature adjourned last week, no action was taken to amend wind turbine siting rules that had been temporarily suspended over the past 12 months. As a result of the inaction, the previously adopted rules went into effect with little or no fanfare.


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