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Concerns Increasing As Number Of Illinois Wind Farms Goes Up

Concerns from environmentalists are increasing as the number of wind farms in Illinois goes up. Reports say the state ranks sixth in the country for the number of operational wind turbines. Federal experts predict that the state could produce enough wind energy by 2030 to power the equivalent of over seven million average American homes. Environmentalists say wind turbines impact wildlife, including bats and birds. Some say they are an eyesore and worry about property values.


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