January 18, 2011

Iroquois County: Board ponders steep cost hike for wind farm applications

By Robert Themer, The Daily Journal, www.daily-journal.com 17 January 2011

Iroquois County Board members are considering dramatic increases in application fees for wind farm development.

The fees and regulations have been under reconsideration since Nov. 9, when the board placed a six-month moratorium on new wind farm applications.

The board’s planning and zoning committee last week suggested a $50,000 fee for an application for wind farm development under its “wind energy conversion system” ordinance. The current fee is $1,500.

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