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More wind tower components arriving

Components arriving for Third Planet wind farm.A steady stream of trucks have been arriving early this week, bringing wind turbine components to the Third Planet Windpower staging area east of Petersburg.

Three complete towers arrived Monday, Feb. 14, and two more were expected Tuesday. All 27 tower units are expected within the next three weeks.

Steve Boyer, ThirdĀ Planet representative, saidĀ ground at the staging area have been soft and presented a challenge in unloading trucks, but Blattner Construction has been very professional in working through the conditions.