Up to 50, 600 foot wind turbines could be added to scenic bluffs near Valmeyer

Up to 50 wind turbines are part of a proposed wind energy development on the bluffs south of Valmeyer and Waterloo, in southern Illinois. Some environmentalists are opposed to the project.
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Up to 50 wind turbines are part of a proposed wind energy development on the bluffs south of Valmeyer and Waterloo, in southern Illinois. Some environmentalists are opposed to the project.

Teri Maddox has been a reporter for 34 years, joining the Belleville News-Democrat in 1990. She also teaches journalism at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. She holds degrees from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and University of Wisconsin-Madison.