Wind power (copy)

The federal Bureau of Land Management sponsored an open house on Lava Ridge wind development in south-central Idaho.

Idaho leaders raised several concerns about Lava Ridge, a big wind power project proposed about 25 miles northeast of Twin Falls.

The project would have up to 400 turbines on about 84,000 acres of federal, state and private land as proposed by Magic Valley Energy LLC and LS Power.

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