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Oklahoma lawmakers to mull restrictions on wind turbines


October 12, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature is considering restrictions on wind turbines near military bases.

At a hearing Tuesday of the House Transportation Committee heard from military officials and wind energy experts, The Oklahoman reported.

Lt. Gen. Lee Levy, the senior ranking military member in Oklahoma, said airmen are being put in "an unenviable situation" as they try to avoid wind turbines during their training flights.

"It is worrisome. We basically manage around the current encroachment," Levy said.

In a recorded testimony, U.S. Rep. Steve Russell, R-Oklahoma City, said co...

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