Wyoming wind power sticky subject
April 28, 2021
Wind power in Carbon County has been much more contentious than what was covered in the Weickum article, History documentation is dependent on who tells the story. This paper (Sun) illustrates that with the old news excerpts of mining in the early 1900’s and the exaggerated claims of farming potential by newspapers of the 1880’s, many in the Territory of Wyoming.
Terry Weickum is originally from Goshen County and started his Carbon County political career pushing against Agricultural land lot sizes in zoning amendments to the Carbon County Land Use Plan.
These lot minimums...