Curtains for Wind (Literally)

Convincing local communities to allow wind farms nearby is often not an easy task. There are the obvious concerns about what the turbines will look like, how loud the spinning blades will be, whether birds will be harmed, and what the project will mean for local property values. But when We Energies, the Milwaukee, Wisc-based utility, recently tried to expand its wind production, it ran into an objection most of us hadn’t even thought of.

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