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Alabama Wind Farm
8:44 am
Sun May 19, 2013

Residents Opposing Lookout Mountain Wind Farm

Some residents near a proposed wind farm on Lookout Mountain say they oppose the project.

Some residents near a proposed wind farm on Lookout Mountain are getting organized to oppose the project.

The Gadsden Times ( ) reports that about 35 residents met Saturday to share their opinions about the project planned by Pioneer Green Energy of Austin, Texas.

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.

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Science & Health
9:35 am
Wed October 17, 2012

TVA: Too Soon to Know When Wind Farm Might Be OKd

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A Tennessee Valley Authority spokesman says it's too early to know when a proposed wind turbine farm atop Lookout Mountain could get the final go-ahead from TVA officials.

The Post reports ( that Texas-based Pioneer Green Energy hopes to build 8 to 10 of the turbines near Leesburg within the next 14 to 18 months.

TVA Renewable Energy Projects Manager Ed Stevens says that officials with the agency are reviewing data about the project.