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Wind Turbine Tower Blown Down In Ellensburg

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) - Ellensburg utility officials are investigating why a wind turbine toppled at the city's Renewable Energy Park.
    
The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/YmDm7a) the tower buckled Monday when 30 mph winds were blowing with gusts to 45 mph.
    
Other towers at the wind farm are being checked for structural damage.
    

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