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By Swamp Cookie
From da Bayou
Oct 14, 2012
Big Alligator.
Just a heads up to anyone who loves Sandrock. Texas-based corporation Pioneer Green has come up with what they call “The Shinbone Ridge Energy Project,” a plan to build up to twenty 450-foot turbines along the crest of the mountain. Part of the facility will be located at Cherokee Rock Village on land leased by the Cherokee County Parks and Recreation Board. In addition to being an eye sore, they pose a danger to wildlife. There are also health concerns related to ultrasonic noise. The pristine beauty of the area which attracts us all has attracted Pioneer Green who figured if no one was living there, it would be an ideal place to build a wind farm.

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By JohnWesely
From Red River Gorge
Oct 14, 2012
Gunking
Pristine beauty?

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By Swamp Cookie
From da Bayou
Oct 14, 2012
Big Alligator.
Hey, I'm just copying and pasting from the Facebook page.I do agree it is not pristine but it is still beautiful,especially to those who live 7 hours away from real rock. I don't visit the area anymore since they bulldozed the place.

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By Br'er Rabbit
From The Briar Patch
Oct 15, 2012
'Bred en bawn in a brier-patch, Brer Fox--bred en ...
Here is an article in the Gadsden Times.

gadsdentimes.com/article/20121...

And another'n....

postpaper.com/parks100112.htm

I like the part about $5,000 "initial payment".

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By Swamp Cookie
From da Bayou
Oct 15, 2012
Big Alligator.
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