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September 20, 2013

Group: Tipton no place for wind farms

Opposition now wants a total ban on future developments

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Pat Hess, the CRD attorney, has submitted a proposed ordinance to the plan commission to ban future wind farm development in the county and recommends adoption by the Tipton County Commissioners.

Two requests for judicial review have been filed by juwi Wind and the leaseholders seeking to overturn restrictions placed on the proposed Prairie Breeze Wind Farm by the Tipton County Board of Zoning Appeals.

The court actions claim supporters of the project were denied their due process rights by the BZA and that the BZA conducted a July 31 meeting in violation of Indiana’s Open Door Law.

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