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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 has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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