Wind farm possible in Box Elder

A wind farm could be coming to Box Elder County. Property owner Cresley Walker of West Hills has asked the county commission for a Letter of Awareness as part of a grant he is applying for Walker says there is a limited number of areas in the state to feasibly have a wind farm and one of them is in the West Hills area of Box Elder County. Walker said the property being considered is northwest of the Nucor Steel Plant in Plymouth. Walker says the land, which is part of the greenbelt, is currently being used for grazing and its part of a hunting cooperative. Walker says the West Hills area is believed to be capable of producing 125 megawatts of power.

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