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Council sets hearing on ordinance to allow small wind turbines in areas around the city

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WILLMAR -- Small wind turbines would be allowed to generate "green'' power in residential, commercial or industrial areas under an ordinance initiated by the Willmar Planning Commission.

The purpose of the Wind Energy Conversion System Ordinance, as it was approved by the Planning Commission on Oct. 14, is not to encourage or discourage wind systems, but merely to have some regulation and control over the systems should anyone want to install such a system within the city limits.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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