The San Miguel County Commission is considering a proposed ordinance that would keep wind farms three miles away from residences.
The only exception would be when all affected residents within a three-mile area agree to a variance.
However, some believe the three-mile setback is too restrictive, effectively keeping out wind farms.
For the last year and a half, a county task force has been drafting the proposed ordinance. During that time, the county has had a moratorium on wind farms.
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