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Public Service Commission approves wind farm in Forest

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Regulators have approved Wisconsin's first large wind energy farm since 2009. The Public Service Commission voted 2-to-1 yesterday to let Emerging Energies of Hubertus build a 44-turbine wind farm in the Saint Croix County town of Forest in far western Wisconsin. The panel rejected the project in February, but it gave the company a second chance after it found ways to reduce noise levels at the site.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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