National Security Halts Wind Farm Siting

July 19, 2002 [] The National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Operations Office has terminated the National Environmental Policy Act process for the siting of a wind farm project on the Nevada Test Site based on significant impacts identified by Nellis Air Force Base. Officials with the base raised concerns about the potential of radar interference caused by turbine blades. According to the Air Force, the interference would impact testing, training and tactics development on the nearby Nevada Test and Training Range.
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