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A group of farmers in Sherman County, Ore.,  has complained that a wind turbine project is causing erosion and other problems during construction.

For a region that’s blessed with bountiful natural resources, the Pacific Northwest has largely missed the boat.

We’re not talking about politicians’ willingness to levy taxes on resources and spend the revenue as fast as they collect it. We’re talking about viewing natural resources as public property and sharing the windfall with all citizens.

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