The group, Logan Hardin Neighbors United, has settled with Everpower. As a result, Everpower will reduce the number of wind turbines surrounding Indian Lake and, therefore, increase the turbine ‘setbacks’ to approximately 3.5 miles from the lake. Although this is a disappointment, Everpower still needs to acquire a Payment in Lieu of Taxes from the county commissioners and it needs to find a buyer for the useless, expensive energy that it will produce. Many individuals in the area have been educated about the risks associated with industrial wind turbines. It is now time for different people to ‘step up to the plate’ and help area residents. Will it be you? Contact FighttheWind to contribute….
Over the past eight months, wind developer EverPower has been meeting to hear the concerns of citizens and landowners in the Indian Lake area, where the company plans to construct its Scioto Ridge Wind Farm.
As a result, EverPower has agreed to reduce the number of turbines in the project to address concerns regarding viewshed from the lake.
Residents were concerned that turbines were going to be built too close to the Indian Lake State Park….