WATSEKA — The owners of farmland used to build the Pilot Hill Wind Farm in Iroquois County are suing the wind farm’s developers, arguing that they are still owed money for access roads built on their property and for damage done to their land during construction.
Attorney J. Dennis Marek of the Kankakee law firm Marek, Meyer and Coghlan filed a two-count lawsuit in Iroquois County Circuit Court on behalf of Charles, George and Howard Haley.
Named as defendants are San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy, which owns and operates the Pilot Hill Wind Farm, along with Cincinnati-based Vision Energy, which sold its ownership to EDF in 2014.
The lawsuit seeks an annual payment of $4,540 for the next 35 years, plus a one-time payment of between $50,000 and $74,000, as damages against . . . continue reading at the News-Gazette (HERE) . . .
Jeff SavoiePosted at 06:27h, 29 June
I have no pity for the Haley’s or anybody else that signed up fort he windmill deal.
The only reason to sign up was greed.
I look forward to seeing all the abandoned wind turbines in 20 years or less,
Jessie DenaliPosted at 14:23h, 04 January
I agree! That’s what happens when you are greedy!