Lookout Mountain Alabama http://apr.org en Residents Opposing Lookout Mountain Wind Farm http://apr.org/post/residents-opposing-lookout-mountain-wind-farm <p>Some residents near a proposed wind farm on Lookout Mountain are getting organized to oppose the project.</p><div><p>The Gadsden Times (<a href="http://bit.ly/189DqYI">http://bit.ly/189DqYI</a> ) reports that about 35 residents met Saturday to share their opinions about the project planned by Pioneer Green Energy of Austin, Texas.</p><p>Resident Brandon Balenger said the project shouldn't be so close to people who live at the base of the mountain. Chris Lipscomb said his house is about 1,900 feet from the project, and he expects it to cut his home value in half.</p> Sun, 19 May 2013 13:44:50 +0000 The Associated Press 30685 at http://apr.org Residents Opposing Lookout Mountain Wind Farm Giant Nails to be Used to Prevent Landslides http://apr.org/post/giant-nails-be-used-prevent-landslides <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 12px;">Alabama</span><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 12px;"> transportation officials hope they have the answer to preventing landslides on Lookout Mountain near Fort Payne: Giant nails.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 12px;">The state Department of Transportation has hired Soil Nail Launcher Inc. of Grand Junction, Colo., to shoot long, nail-like tubes into slumping soil inside the Fort Payne city limits.</span></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:04:34 +0000 The Associated Press 21543 at http://apr.org Giant Nails to be Used to Prevent Landslides