The story of Edith and Richard Kopp is the kind wind developers love to tout: Here in Idaho, clean and renewable wind energy is sustaining rural communities. But you dont have to go far from the Kopps farm in American Falls to get a different take.
Wind development has taken off in Idaho. In four years, 30 wind projects were approved in the state. Before then, Idaho had just one wind farm. Now, legislators and the states utilities are pumping the brakes.
Follow the link at right to read the complete story on stateimpact.npr.org.