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Palm Beach County zoning board approves wind farm application

WEST PALM BEACH – Palm Beach County Zoning Commissioners voted today to allow construction on Florida’s first wind turbine farm near Belle Glade.

Commissioners voted 6-0 to allow wind turbines at the 12,900 acre site. The plan now will go before the County Commission.

Wind Capital Group, a St. Louis company, seeks to convert the wind blowing off Lake Okeechobee into energy that could power homes and businesses.