Regulators table Canby area wind farm over labor concerns #MN

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State utility regulators postponed a vote to approve a western Minnesota wind farm Thursday after construction unions criticized the project’s nonunion builder for primarily hiring out-of-state workers. RES, a major renewable energy developer, last year proposed the Bitter Root wind farm near Canby with 44 wind turbines that could generate up to 152 megawatts of power, a decent-sized project. RES would both develop and build the wind farm. The Laborers’ union, representing several construction unions, asserted that the socio-economic benefits . . .

Read More: https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2018/12/07/regulators-table-canby-area-wind-farm-over-labor-concerns/

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