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Oklahoma Judge Orders County to Approve Wind Turbine Development

(Editor’s Note:  The judge rejected complaints that the 400-foot towers would damage the sweeping views of the Osage prairie. “There is just as much of a chance,” the judge wrote, “that the general public will drive to see the operation of a wind farm as would be turned off by it.” So the judge rules […]

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Oklahoma Wind Company Tries to Get Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed because Plaintiffs Aren’t a Proper Organization

Washington Examiner — October 6, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – Apex has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit against it over its $452 million wind farm, which the plaintiffs claim is a nuisance that devalues their homes. Apex claims the Oklahoma Wind Action Association does not appear to be an appropriate […]

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U.S.: A Decade After Welcoming Wind, States Are Seriously Reconsidering

Sean Murphy — Associated Press — October 2, 2014 CALUMET, Okla. — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs, and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects. To ensure the opportunity […]

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Oklahoma: Residents File Class Action Lawsuit to Block Wind Developer

(One to keep our eyes on. — DQ) Joe Wertz — State Impact — August 26, 2014 Seven landowners filed a class-action lawsuit this week to prevent wind turbines from being built near their homes in Canadian and Kingfisher counties. In the complaint, (click link below to view), the landowners claim that planned wind farm […]

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