Building of large wind farms could provide major property tax relief, advocates say

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    Wind turbines stand on farmland near Massena, Iowa.

Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — The answer to high property taxes in Nebraska, at least in some rural areas, might be blowing in the wind.

That's the conclusion of a new report by wind power developers that projected that the construction of a large wind farm in the state's 15 most-rural and least-populated counties could allow a local property tax cut of up to 39 percent.

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