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Longshoremen help load a wind turbine blade Tuesday aboard the BBC Amazon docked at Lake Superior Warehousing. The ship is bound for Chile. (Bob King/ Duluth News Tribune)

Duluth handles Grand Forks wind turbines

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DULUTH - Duluth handled the first shipment of wind power equipment it has seen this season Tuesday.

In seasons past, a June shipment of wind turbine components would have been old hat, but this is no normal year.


Normally, the port begins seeing wind power traffic in May. But tight credit markets this year have made it difficult for prospective wind farm developers to finance projects.

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