Longer Wind Turbine Setbacks Approved By Voters
Lincoln County voters hit the polls Tuesday for a special referendum election regarding wind turbines.
Voters were tasked with the decision to move the turbine setback to a half-mile from homes. More than 3,600 Lincoln County voters said they do want the setback to be set at a half-mile from homes. 42% of voters preferred the initial setback, which is three times the height of the individual turbine. More than 6,300 Lincoln County residents voted in Tuesday’s special election.
For a full look at the special election results, click here.