Wind Energy

Groups Discuss Wind Farm Impact On Historic Sites
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — Federal and state officials held a closed meeting recently with private landowners about the Chokecherry Sierra Madre wind farm project south of Rawlins.
Bureau of Land Management archaeologist Pat Walker says the meeting last week in Rawlins was not open to the public in o…
BLM Plans To Fast-Track 3 Wyoming Wind Projects
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Three proposed wind farms in Wyoming are among the projects that the Bureau of Land Management plans to fast-track nationally.
One is the 1,000-turbine Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy project south of Rawlins, proposed by the Denver-based Anschutz Corp...
Sweetwater Wind Farms Face Challenges
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Two proposed wind farms in Sweetwater County are facing challenges.
The proposed wind farm on White Mountain is moving slowly forward, though proponents are grappling with issues raised by eagles in the area...
Farmers and Ranchers Seek Payments for Power Lines
CHEYENNE (AP) - An advocacy group for farmers and ranchers in Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico says landowners should receive annual payments for having power lines built across their property.
The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union also wants landowners to have a bigger say in placement of power lines...
Wind Farms, Wind Farms and Yes, More Wind Farms
Since Matt Mead took the position of Wyoming's Governor he has done an excellent job at bringing more energy resources into the state. Wyoming is one of the top states in producing coal, natural gas, wind, and a number of other natural resources. Wind power is becoming a more viable source of energy…
Rawlins Residents Express Concerns Over Proposed Wind Farm
 
The 1,000 turbine chokecherry and Sierra Madre proposed wind farm outside Rawlins has been drawing criticism from many locals in that area. Wyoming is known for its wide open spaces and wind. When you put two and two together then it's obvious that Wyoming is a great location to produce wind energy…

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