Residents File Class-Action Lawsuit to Block Wind Turbines Near Kingfisher

Another Class-Action Lawsuit.

We made the wind developers rich putting them up and now the lawyers are going to get rich helping take them down.

Seven landowners filed a class action lawsuit this week to prevent wind turbines from being built near their homes in Canadian and Kingfisher counties.

In the complaint, which is embedded above, the landowners claim that planned wind farm projects controlled by Virginia-based Apex Clean Energy would create a nuisance, devalue their property and adversely affect their health.

An organization that opposes wind projects in the two counties, the Oklahoma Wind Action Association, brought the lawsuit on behalf of the landowners. The suit was filed Aug. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

The landowners who brought the lawsuit all live within three miles of the planned wind farm, and, in many cases, own property within the “no-build” zone of the planned locations of the 500-foot-tall turbines.

From the complaint, with bullets added for readability: OKLAHOMA Economy, Energy, Natural Resources: Policy to People, AUGUST 27, 2014, JOE WERTZ

 

 

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