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Wind farm back on after 2-1 PSC vote

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Seven months after regulators said no to the Highland Wind Farm, they reversed course.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) of Wisconsin voted 2-1 on Friday, Sept. 27, to allow Emerging Energies of Wisconsin (EEW) to move forward with its plans to build a 41-turbine wind farm on 26,550 acres in the towns of Cylon and Forest in St. Croix County.


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Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July 2013 and serves as editor at the New Richmond News. In the past he has worked at several news outlets including in Hudson, Wis., the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., and the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. He began his career as a Marine Corps journalist. He served as a reporter and photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and editor of the base newspaper at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
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