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ERIC Number: EJ1085432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1077-5315
Residents' Perceptions toward Utility-Scale Wind Farm Development
Campbell, Joseph; Romich, Eric
Journal of Extension, v53 n6 Article 6RIB2 Dec 2015
Increased development of wind farms in the U.S. has fostered debates surrounding the siting and support for the projects. Prior research demonstrates the importance of understanding the attitudes and opinions of community members when developing projects. This article reviews a case study of an Ohio community that integrated a local survey to measure local knowledge, support, attitudes, and opinions of community residents on a proposed wind farm into the local conversation and decision-making. Ultimately the survey results informed local programming needs and an outreach and engagement strategy and provided elected officials data to guide informed decision making on the project.
Extension Journal, Inc. e-mail: joe-ed@joe.org; Web site: http://www.joe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio