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Wind project proposed in Dodge County

Wind project proposed in Dodge County

Posted: Jul. 28, 2018 10:41 PM
Updated: Jul. 28, 2018 10:41 PM

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project in dodge county is gathering the attention of some concerned citizens... today, a public informational meeting was held to discuss the dodge county wind l? l?c... live k?i?m?t news 3's jeremiah wilcox was at the meeting and joins us live to tell us why today's meeting was so important to community members.xxx that's right katie and calyn ? organizers tell me they want people to know the project is already proposed... and now is the time to speak up... before it's too late.xxx <a handful of people showed up at the american legion in dodge center for the meeting... put on by the dodge county concerned citizens... to inform residents about a proposed wind project. the group filed three applications with the minnesota public utilities commission... an organization ensuring safe, efficient utility services at reasonable rates. the first document ... a certificate of need ? takes a look at whether or not the wind and transmission project is even necessary... if the project is deemed needed... the second application narrows down where the find farm would be located. lastly ? the final document decides where electric transmission lines would be routed. the concerned citizens group says the project would bring more than 70 wind generators to dodge county... they tell me it would impact their quality of life. carol overland is a utility regulatory attorney... and says it's important for residents to voice their concern to the state. because once a need for the wind farm is determind... it's a matter of (where it is installed... not (when.. or (if. so people need to know about this and the community gets to take a overland says there are pros to having wind turbines but adds residents property values may decrease. the main reasons people may be against wind turbines... the noise, their size, and the shadow they create. reporting live in xxx jeremiah wilcox kimt news 3./// thank you jeremiah... if you'd like to learn more about the wind project head to k?i?m?t?dot?com and find this story under local news and click under this story.
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