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Washington County to allow taller wind turbines

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Wind turbines in rural Washington County communities can now tower nearly 200 feet into the sky following a recent update to the ordinances that govern the alternative energy generators.

The Washington County Board voted to approve changes to the county's wind energy conversion system ordinances earlier this month that double the allowed height of wind turbines depending on the size of the parcel. The new ordinance does not allow wind farms, officials say.

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