Board votes against wind farm

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CLINTON, Ill. (WCIA)– Dewitt County will not be getting a wind farm. County board members heard more testimony from people both for and against the plan. It was a close vote. The county board needed at least 7 members to vote in favor. In the end, six voted yes. Five said no. One person abstained.
They talked about a lot, including the lights from the turbines and property values. People at the meeting were divided on what should be done. This would have been about a 300 million dollar project. Towers were planned to go up in Barnett, Clintonia, and Wapella townships.

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