Indiana county OKs wind farm for 80 wind turbines

Members of the Wells County Area Plan Commission voted 6-4 early Friday to endorse Apex Wind Energy’s development plans. The News-Banner of Bluffton reports that the marathon meeting at Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School began about 7:30 p.m. Thursday and ran past 1 a.m. Friday.

Apex Wind Energy plans to erect the wind turbines in southern Wells County. The wind farm’s supporters extolled the economic benefits the wind power project would bring to the county and its residents.