[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Wind farm gets two-year permit extension  

Credit:  Will Brumleve | The News-Gazette | 09/06/2014 | www.news-gazette.com ~~

KEMPTON – The developers of the Pilot Hill Wind Project have been granted a two-year extension of their special-use permit for the construction of up to 96 turbines in the Kempton area in northern Ford County.

The Ford County Zoning Board of Appeals voted 5-0 to approve extending the permit until Nov. 11, 2016. It was the second permit extension granted in Ford County for the project, formerly known as the K4 Wind Farm. In 2011, the county extended the permit it initially granted in 2008 for another three years, through November 2014.

Zoning Officer Matt Rock said the Ford County phase of the wind farm is expected to be built in 2015.

Construction of Phase I, which includes 61 turbines in Kankakee County and 42 in Iroquois County, is expected to begin this year.

Source:  Will Brumleve | The News-Gazette | 09/06/2014 | www.news-gazette.com

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter