Huntington County Concerned Citizens is dedicated to changing an existing wind Turbine ordinance.
“What we are interested in is a responsible ordinance that protects the residents of
APEX Clean Energy has its sight set on the town of
“Right now the wind ordinance is written so that wind turbines can be located 1000 from a structure or home,” said Shuttleworth
Huntington County Concerned Citizens want the ordinance to be changed from 1000 feet to a quarter of a mile to reduce what they say are health risks and potential hazards. Luke Vickrey doesn't see it that way.
“We feel like the existing ordinance is written well enough that it doesn’t need to be changed,” said Vickrey.
Vickrey started Citizens for Wind Power, a group of residents who welcome the wind turbines and don't want the existing ordinance to change.
“The process for changing the ordinance is over, there were public meetings held back in 2009 where anybody could have come and voiced there concern,” said Vickrey.
The Huntington County Plan Commission will hold a public hearing, Wednesday May 14, to discus changing the ordinance. The plan commission will make their recommendation to the
Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.