Wis. Citizens Group Sues To Block Wind Farm

Law360, New York (February 9, 2011, 8:26 PM EST) -- Citizens and business owners in Forest, Wis., on Wednesday sued the town and energy company Emerging Energies of Wisconsin LLC over a plan to construct a wind turbine system.

Citizens group Forest Voice LLC says the proposed wind farm would decrease property values and endanger the health of Forest residents, according to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

In addition to the town's government and Emerging Energies, the complaint targets Forest Town Board Chairman Roger Swanepoel and town...
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