Remember the 80-megawatt wind farm on 311 acres out near Elm Springs we told you about back in January? Since breaking the news on our website, that wind farm being proposed by Dragonfly Industries International LLC of Frisco, Texas, has become a statewide story.
But here’s something you probably haven’t heard yet. While Elm Springs officials are giddy that a big-ticket item like a multimillion-dollar wind farm might be coming to town, some of the residents aren’t. In fact, one property owner is building a coalition to oppose, and ultimately defeat, the wind farm.
“We are for green energy, so we’re not against the concept, but we’re against large industrial facilities being built in people’s backyards in Northwest Arkansas,” the resident said,... [ MORE ]