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Kankakee County: Wind farm plans stagnant

Vision Energy LLC, the Cincinatti-based energy company planning to build the K4 Wind Farm in Kankakee, Iroquois, Ford and Livingston counties, is seeking a three-year extension of a conditional use permit in Kankakee County.

Vision Energy President Turner Hunt called The Daily Journal last week and expressed concern that meetings over several months with county officials hasn’t brought action to extend the special use permits.

The permit issued in March 2009 for 88 wind turbines across southern Otto and Pilot townships will expire early next month, Hunt said. “The fuse is getting short.”… For the unabridged version of this story, subscribe to The Daily Journal’s print edition or E-edition.