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Wind rights bill gets initial approval  

Credit:  From staff and wire reports, trib.com 26 January 2011 ~~

A proposed bill that aims to establish wind as a property right in Wyoming won initial approval in the state Senate.

Senate File 22 was approved on voice vote Tuesday but still must be voted on two more times in the Senate before it can advance to the House of Representatives.

The bill essentially establishes that land in Wyoming comes with wind rights along with surface and mineral rights. The idea is to establish wind rights so landowners can be compensated for wind produced on their land.

Supporters say the legislation is significant because the wind energy industry is growing rapidly in Wyoming.

The bill ties wind rights to surface property by prohibiting landowners from separating their surface property estate from their wind energy rights.

Source:  From staff and wire reports, trib.com 26 January 2011

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