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Commission approves Rock Creek Wind Project

LARAMIE (WNE) — The Albany County Board of Commissioners has approved a wind energy conversion systems permit for the Rock Creek Wind Project by a 3-0 vote. 

The commission had tabled the project following a public hearing Dec. 7 after commissioners asked for more time to ask questions and took the issue up again this past week. 

Following a discussion about fire suppression, impacts to wildlife and the use of aircraft detection lighting systems, project lead developer Chase Martson and attorney Greg Weisz offered to attach a condition to the...