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July 24, 2008

A new Windy City

Actually, Rock Port is so small that I think you'd have to call it a village. It's located is the northwestern corner of Missouri near Iowa and Nebraska. This article leaves a lot of questions unanswered but it's interesting news.

Rock Port, Missouri, First 100 Percent Wind-powered Community In U.S.

ScienceDaily (July 16, 2008) — Rock Port Missouri, with a population of just over 1,300 residents, has announced that it is the first 100% wind powered community in the United States. Four wind turbines supply all the electricity for the small town.

Here's a news clip at YouTube.

Posted by joke du jour at July 24, 2008 07:08 PM

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