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Wind Turbines

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors acted against the recommendations of county planners in moving toward banning utility-scale wind energy production from unincorporated parts of the county.
Jul 17, 2015   Los Angeles Daily News
The U.S. Defense Department has become one of the largest hurdles for wind power projects, arguing that large wind turbines can cause interference with the military's communications technology.
Aug 27, 2010   The New York Times
Officials in Scotland have announced plans to build a farm of floating wind turbines offshore.
Aug 18, 2010   The Guardian
Roscoe, Texas is a rural town that was declining by degrees for decades, with a fierce wind that made crops difficult. A local started a wind farm business and the town is turning around, turning its curse into a blessing.
Apr 7, 2010   NEWS21
The giant Cape Wind turbine farm project has overcome significant opposition, but now two Massachusetts tribes are attempting to block its construction, claiming cultural and religious issues.
Mar 27, 2010   The Los Angeles Times
A small manufacturer of wind turbines in Colorado Springs, Colorado is ramping up to become the city's first renewable-energy company, specializing in small wind systems for urban homes.
Mar 1, 2010   The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
A North Dakota man says he'll fight his city to keep his wind turbine.
Dec 9, 2009   The Bismarck Tribune
According to a new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the proximity of homes to wind turbines showed no average negative impact on property values.
Dec 7, 2009   The New York Times
The Danish island of Samso is the poster child of clean energy. Its residents generate more energy than they consume. Now the Danish government wants to export that model back to the mainland.
Oct 25, 2009   Der Spiegel
Developers in Portland has begun installation of a set of wind turbines atop a new tower in downtown Portland.
Aug 17, 2009   Portland Business Journal
The city of Cumberland, Maryland is prepping a new zoning text amendment to regulate wind turbines, primarily to create height restrictions on turbines over 150 ft. in height.
Jun 4, 2009   Cumberland Times