Tomorrow is the deadline for Comments on the PUC’s docket regarding setbacks and the Department of Health’s report on wind turbine placement, noise and public health:

MN Dept of Health – Public Health Impacts of Wind Turbines

Here’s the PUC’s Notice:

PUC – Notice of Comment Period 7-21-09

To see the docket, and there have been a lot of comments thus far which might help you in writing up yours:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “eDockets” (the blue button)
  3. Scroll down and enter docket 09-845.

The PUC Notice says that Comments should be filed electronically.  To do that:

  1. Go
  2. Click on “eFiling” (the orange button)
  3. Register
  4. Follow the directions to file.
  5. If that doesn’t work, email Comments to

Send your comments in before tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.  There are many, and we need many more.  It’s all about responsible siting that works, reasonable setbacks, sufficient to prevent unreasonable noise and flicker and other impacts to those who live near turbines.  Once more with feeling, we need energy we can LIVE WITH!!!

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