Wind farm opposition grows in North Dakota

To those who live on the East and West Coasts, wind energy is their environmental god. But in the heart of the U.S. where the wind farms are located, there is growing resentment.

The question arises—-should rural America have a say about massive wind farms that obliterate their view of natural hills and prairie? It’s what the Christian Science Monitor raised in a recent article that focused on a wind farm fight in North Dakota.

The fight has taken place in Morton Township in central North Dakota. And the Monitor wondered:

“Do rural Americans have a say in what they see outside their dining-room windows, even if that view extends miles beyond their property lines?”

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