Saturday, August 14, 2010

Wind Energy Facilities in the Columbia River Gorge?

This is a September 2007 FOX News report on the Cascade Wind Project, a large industrial wind facility proposed on Sevenmile Hill in Wasco County, Oregon, immediately adjacent to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Each wind tower would have been 400 feet tall and highly visible from several miles away. The project would have forever changed the natural scenic views in the Rowena area of the Gorge. This landscape has been largely unaltered since Lewis and Clark traveled through the Gorge two hundred years ago. On January 20, 2009, developer First Wind (formerly UPC Wind) gave up and withdrew the project application. For more information, visit
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