Osage County wind farm permit denied

May 9, 2014 by  
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Osage Eagle Meeting

Osage Eagle Meeting

Mike Render (right), chairman of the Osage County Board of Adjustment, looks over paperwork about the Mustang Run wind power project with board members Jim Goodwin (center) and Terry Loftis (left) during a public meeting at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska Thursday. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World

Osage Eagle Meeting

Osage Eagle Meeting

Ron Reed, a landowner in Osage County, speaks in opposition to the Mustang Run wind power project during a public meeting at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska on Thursday. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World



Posted: Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:54 pm

Osage County wind farm permit denied

By CASEY SMITH World Staff Writer

TulsaWorld.com

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PAWHUSKA — Many in the crowd cheered Thursday evening as the Osage County Board of Adjustment voted to deny a Kansas-based wind energy company’s application for a permit to build a wind farm on sections of tallgrass prairie near Pawhuska.


After returning from a roughly 20-minute executive session that board Chairman Mike Render said they took to discuss legal issues, three of the board’s four voting members decided to deny TradeWind Energy a conditional-use permit to build the 16,000-acre Mustang Run wind farm.

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