DeKalb County Board, state Rep. Jeff Keicher oppose bill that would limit municipal regulation of solar, wind farms

DeKalb County Board members listen during the public comment period Jan. 18, 2023, board meeting. During the meeting the board unanimously approved a statement in opposition of Illinois House Bill 4412, which would limit municipal governments ability to set regulations related to energy production through solar and wind facilities.
John Lyon, of Mayfield Township, talks about some of the drawbacks he's worried about from solar farms during the DeKalb County Board Meeting Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at the DeKalb County Legislative Center in Sycamore. A vote was held on three solar energy projects, which were approved, after months of debate.