Different shades of green: a case study of support for wind farms in the rural midwest.

  title={Different shades of green: a case study of support for wind farms in the rural midwest.},
  author={Kate K. Mulvaney and Patrick Woodson and Linda Stalker Prokopy},
  journal={Environmental management},
  volume={51 5},
Benton County, in north-central Indiana, USA has successfully sited more than 500 turbines. To understand Benton County's acceptance of wind farms, a holistic case study was conducted that included a document review, a survey of local residents and interviews with key stakeholders. Survey questionnaires were sent to 750 residents asking questions about attitudes toward the wind farms, perceived benefits and impacts from the wind farms, environmental attitudes, and demographic information. Key… CONTINUE READING

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