Is wind power saving rural Iowa or wrecking it? #IA

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PRIMGHAR, Ia. – When the wind plows across Kelly Ney’s flat, rich soil, the noise from the half-dozen whirling turbines surrounding his fourth-generation farm sounds like a tornado bearing down on his home, he says. “It’s pretty sad,” said Ney, pointing to the 300-foot-tall wind turbines that break up his tranquil prairie view. “The county has become a windmill landfill.” Wind power has come to define Iowa in much the same way as corn, soybeans and pigs. Politicians and power companies . . .

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