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Will Thomssen 11 months ago

I am in support of the re powering effort of this project the site will gain another 30 years of service of clean energy and will to continue to strengthen the local economy with construction crews that will build the new rotors and nacelle overhaul of the new rotor and generator plus will keep the staff for that site employed for many years to come

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Michael Groen 11 months ago

With the larger turbine diameter, blade noise will be louder. EDF has stated that 2 towers will be required to have noise reduction technology installed as they exceed the noise level in distance to some homes. For the community members that these towers are located nearby, but are outside legal requirements, I think the noise reduction technology should be installed on all of the towers. In addition, there should be concern on the possibility of additional ice build up and risk of damaging persons and property when the ice chunks fall. Does the windmill industry standards ensure that there is enough insurance coverage to cover potential claims? The Fenton project has been in operation since 2006. Land owners signed a 30 year easement at that time. According to EDF representative Shanelle Montana, even if the permit is extended 30 more years, the wind towers would have to come down immediately if the land owner does not extend the terms to match to permit term.

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Dave Hamm 11 months ago

I am in favor of the upgrades for the wind towers, it is a clean and renewable source of energy. It also provides income for the land owners and local townships.

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Ronald Vander Lugt 9 months ago

We are concerned about the increase in noise pollution with the installation of the longer rotor blades especially on the towers that are in close proximity to our dwelling and other dwellings with in the Fenton project.This could possibly adversely affect the value of said properties. We are also against the extension of the original 360 month contract which was for the use of the land and the wind rights, not knowing if any compensation will be offered to the land owner for any proposed extension of the contract. The value of the wind rights for the proposed extension should be re-evaluated and based on today’s fair market land value.

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