North Carolina - HB 470 - 2017

To minimize interference with military operations, environmental degradation, reduction of property rights, and harms to public health, safety, and welfare resulting from the siting and operation of industrial wind energy facilities.

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Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 05-22-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Chris Millis (House/Republican)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (3)

  • 03-23-2017 - Filed
  • 03-27-2017 - Passed 1st Reading
  • 03-27-2017 - Ref to the Com on Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs, if favorable, Energy and Public Utilities, if favorable, Environment

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News (1)

NC wind farm restrictions with 30-mile military buffer are defeated, for now - News & Observer
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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 19:24:05 GMT

A large crane holds the blade assembly as it is attached to the nacelle Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Amazon Wind Farm near Elizabeth City, N.C. The nacelle contains a generator and turbine. The complete assembly is 492 feet tall and there are 104 ...