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Jan 12, 2011

State proposes new wind farm regulations (VIDEO)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has released a bill that would dramatically increase property setback requirements for wind turbines. Currently, turbines must be built at least 1,250 feet […]

Jun 22, 2010

Dissent delays wind council’s progress

By Paul Snyder Deadline pressure and 100 amendments are cracking the unity of the state‘s Wind Siting Council as it strives to agree on turbine placement standards. Even the definition […]

Jun 14, 2010

Sound, shadow standards scare wind developers (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Environmental consultants can count the minutes a home is affected by the strobelike flickers of a wind turbine’s shadow. They can measure the decibels of the rhythmic […]

Jun 2, 2010

Wind council adds variables to turbine debate

By Paul Snyder A Wisconsin lawmaker has some advice for the council charged with developing rules for small wind farms: Keep things simple. Members of the state’s Wind Siting Council […]

Feb 26, 2010

Landowners resist Glacier Hills Wind Park waivers

By Paul Snyder Resistance from Columbia County landowners threatens We Energies’ attempt to build 90 turbines for the Glacier Hills Wind Park. Randolph resident Pete DeBoer, for instance, said the […]

Feb 24, 2010

Proposed Edgewater project secures zoning change

By Paul Snyder The Madison Common Council, on a 13-7 vote Tuesday, approved a zoning change for the proposed $93 million redevelopment of the Edgewater Hotel. The change alters the […]

Jan 26, 2010

Edgewater amendment limps toward commission

By Paul Snyder A Madison zoning amendment designed to grease the skids for the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment is drawing fire for the precedent it would set for other projects. The […]

Jan 24, 2010

Wisconsin ag officials want input on large-farm rules

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State agriculture officials are looking for public comments on their large-farm rules. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection imposed minimum standards on setbacks, odors, […]


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