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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 06:56 AM

Community Divide Remains After Reno County Denies Permit For New Wind Farm

Members of the group Keep Reno Heavenly showed a mix of emotions after the Reno County Commission denied NextEra Energy a permit to build a wind farm in the southeastern part of the county.

On one hand, all of its efforts had paid off. Members of the group had worked for months to organize and participate in public hearings, and they finally got the result they wanted — the proposed 220 megawatt wind farm with more than 80 turbines reaching 500 feet in the air would not be built.

On the other, the fight created a divide in the community.

Several people felt like their health and safety were being trampled for a little bit of money. And even though the permit was denied, the fact that their neighbors still disagree with them about something they feel strongly about left an impression.

Read more: https://www.kmuw.org/post/community-divide-remains-after-reno-county-denies-permit-new-wind-farm

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2019, 09:24 AM

1. Rejected after misinformation on social media


Sounds familiar

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Sun Jun 23, 2019, 05:42 PM

2. Typical kansaas winger approach to change...



It will get built somewhere else..

“I’m sorry,” he said, “but just staring at a deer in your field is not sustained economic growth.”

“There’s really nothing you can do,” Jenkins said. “When someone wants to make up their mind regardless of the facts, it’s difficult to fight that.”

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