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Developers Formally Abandon Wind Farm Plan

Developers have formally abandoned their efforts to build a wind farm in Goodhue County of southeastern Minnesota that drew strong citizen opposition because of the threat to eagles and bats.

09/17/2013

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Nationwide, MN’s No. 2 In Wind Power

For generations of farmers, having a wind mill was a dependable way to pump water for their livestock. Now it’s rare to drive Minnesota’s rural roads and see the old steel structures still turning in the breeze. But there’s a good chance what you will see instead is a taller structure spinning with three blades.

08/06/2013

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Wis. Court: Regulators Properly Approved Wind Farm

Wisconsin regulators properly approved a Madison-based utility’s plan to build a wind farm in Minnesota, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

07/11/2012

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State Considers Wind Project’s Avian Protection

State regulators will consider whether a plan to protect birds and bats from a wind farm in Goodhue County is adequate.

02/23/2012

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Judges Kick Wind Farm Case To Wis. Supreme Court

A panel of appellate judges has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to decide whether state regulators properly approved a huge wind farm in southern Minnesota.

11/24/2011

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Wind Farm Just Outside Paynesville Gets State OK

The state Public Utilities Commission has approved a certificate of need and a site permit for a proposed wind-energy farm north of Paynesville, a major step in the project.

11/24/2010

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