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Compensate farmers for turbine funds

I’ve read many letters about windmills recently, but I’ve missed hearing the views of some of the key players. I’d like to hear more from the farmers considering installing windmills.

We need to hear more from farmers because they play a vital role in the Palouse economy but face escalating challenges. The unpredictable weather exacerbated by climate change means farmers must explore all options to sustain themselves financially. Wind power income would help.

My nightmare scenario is not windmills but bankrupt farmers, no food, and a depressed local economy. I’m not concerned about windmills b...


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