Whitley County Discusses Wind Farm

By Maureen Mespell

March 23, 2011 Updated Mar 23, 2011 at 9:48 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) -- Whitley County officials invited experts on wind farms to share recommendations with the public, in case the farms are allowed.

A Purdue renewable energy specialist said noise would be an issue with wind turbines sounding like the hum of a home refrigerator. He also said economic development could result because Whitley County has promising wind availability.

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