The Pratt County Planning Board has approved the Ninnescah Wind Energy LLC (NextEra) special use application to produce the wind farm in Pratt County.
The matter now goes to the Pratt County Commissioners for final approval. …
Following a marathon hearing Tuesday night that lasted just over five hours, the Planning Board approved the application just after midnight. Board member Doug Freund recused himself because of a conflict of interest and did not sit on the panel during any of the deliberations. In the final vote, Fred Newby abstained while the rest of the board voted in favor of the application.
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