The most powerful climate solution: FORESTS
Green County residents say their piece about proposed wind turbines Dec 10, 2018 | Morgan Wolfe | nbc15.com (WMTV) MONROE, Wis. (WMTV) --- A proposed 24 wind turbines could be making their way to Green County next year. Residents are pushing back against the project proposed by EDF Renewables. "It would hurt property taxes, agriculture, and … Continue reading Green Co. Wisconsin residents oppose proposed wind turbine project.
DEC 9, 2018 | JO WARD | Post Journal ARKWRIGHT — Opinions are mixed about the windtowers now operating in Arkwright. “The windmills are producing power at the highest capacity that EDPR has in all of its windmill projects,” Arkwright Supervisor Fred Norton stated at the town board’s regular November meeting. “They’re very pleased with it.” According … Continue reading Controversies persist after wind projects are operating.
Permit denied for Burleigh-Emmons wind project Dec 5, 2018 | Cheryl Mccormack, Amy Dalrymple | Bismarck Tribune The Burleigh County Planning and Zoning Commission voted 5-3 late Wednesday to deny a permit for the proposed Burleigh-Emmons Wind Farm, following a four-hour meeting with passionate testimony from both sides. More than 500 citizens attended the rescheduled … Continue reading Permit denied for Burleigh-Emmons wind project.
Regulators table Canby area wind farm over labor concerns Union said developer of Bitter Root project relies on out-of-state labor. DECEMBER 6, 2018 | Mike Hughlett | Star Tribune State utility regulators postponed a vote to approve a western Minnesota wind farm Thursday after construction unions criticized the project’s nonunion builder for primarily hiring out-of-state … Continue reading RES Wind project vote postponed opponents cite practice of hiring out of state non-union workers.
Research on U.S properties with a view of Wolfe Island wind turbines showed an overall property value loss of 15 per cent for homes “with a view” of the turbines. Dec 6 2018 | ottawawindconcerns Using research completed recently by a land economist with the University of Guelph and published in Land Economics, Wind Concerns calculates that overall, … Continue reading Property value loss from North Stormont wind farm in the millions: Wind Concerns Ontario
Trump admin moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for oil drilling December 6, 2018 | Sophie Tatum | CNN Strutting adult male greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), Alberta, Canada. Washington (CNN)The Trump administration moved to amend Obama-era protections on the habitat of the sage grouse bird, potentially opening up vast areas of land in … Continue reading Interior Secretary Zinke moves to cut sage grouse protections, opening lands for industrialization.