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February 2, 2010
Afton wind turbine discussions started up again
Wind turbines may be coming to Afton -- but then again, maybe not. During a Wednesday, Jan. 27 workshop the Afton City Council discussed possible development of a wind energy ordinance. The discussion was spurred by a resident who is interested in erecting a wind turbine on their...
February 2, 2010 - 12:19pm
October 15, 2009
Council backs alternative energy ordinance
Woodbury City Council members approved an alternative energy ordinance Wednesday, capping a year of work on the issue. The ordinance outlines how solar, geothermal and wind systems can be used in the city's zoning districts. It prohibits wind turbines taller than 75 feet in most...
October 15, 2009 - 9:03am
October 7, 2009
He's going green
Mark Frazer was not involved in the South Washington County School District's pursuit of a wind turbine for East Ridge High School. But he -...
October 7, 2009 - 10:03am
October 6, 2009
Ordinance ends district's large turbine pursuit
The South Washington County School District has abandoned its interest in a large wind turbine as Woodbury officials near prohibiting that type of project. East Ridge High School will not be the site of a utility-scale wind turbine, but the district may pursue a smaller renewable...
October 6, 2009 - 11:42am
October 1, 2009
Afton continues discussions on possible wind turbine ordinance
The Afton City Council continued its wind turbine talk during a work session last month. During a Sept. 8 work session two experts in the field, Brian Ross from CR Planning and Sean Wagner from the architecture firm Meyer, Schere & Rockcastle, spoke to the council about wind turbines...
October 1, 2009 - 11:52am
August 3, 2009
Afton discusses adopting turbine ordinance
Wind turbines could possibly be blowing into Afton in the near future. During the July 21 meeting of the Afton City Council, it was discussed whether or not the council should look into writing an ordinance that would deal with wind turbines.
August 3, 2009 - 4:59pm
July 13, 2009
Afton takes its turn at turbine talk
Afton already has a controversial tower in their midst, but could another structure beginning with a 'T' be added into the mix? Turbines. At the July 6 meeting of the Afton Planning Commission, commissioners heard a presentation from Ralph Jacobson, from Innovative Power Systems,...
July 13, 2009 - 2:34pm
July 8, 2009
Our View: City should cap height of wind turbines at 100 feet
How tall is too tall?
July 8, 2009 - 9:26am
July 6, 2009
More wind turbine talk at planning commission Monday night
The city's draft alternative energy ordinance will be up for discussion again Monday night at the Woodbury Planning Commission meeting 7 p.m. at Woodbury City Hall. City planning staff will give a short presentation on the ordinance and then residents and property owners will be...
July 6, 2009 - 4:20pm
June 30, 2009
City taking time on turbine ordinance
Whether the South Washington School District will install a wind turbine at East Ridge High School, once planned to be about 190 feet tall, is looking more uncertain as of late.
June 30, 2009 - 7:21am