October 27, 2018 Terracon is a company that checks the ground to see if it will support heavy cement and turbines, They are working around Mount Arvon, and throughout The Huron Mountains and Michigamme Highlands. Before the project is approved, or has any permits large machines are tearing up rain saturated ground and roads. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn6KTG4W1r8&fbclid=IwAR0fjkdTXDaFDEiRhy9laMrX3zpAUz1KCb5RW0ouBezW8fDPFufhOzOBNxc
Video – The Existing Road to Leatherby Falls.
What will be lost
Turbines Require Roads — Big Roads
Stormwater and habitat impacts of big wind projects can be huge POSTED ON SEP 14 2011 BY TRISTAN ROBERTS We need nonpolluting energy I would consider myself open-minded about wind power. I believe we need nonpolluting sources of energy to wean ourselves from fossil fuels and to stave off climate change. On the other hand, … Continue reading Turbines Require Roads — Big Roads
Wind Energy Documents: New Hampshire
This is similar to what the Huron's could look like, after blasting the mountains for turbines. Groton Wind Power Project a 48-megawatt wind farm,in Groton, New Hampshire. Owned by Iberdrola Renovables,(A Spanish Company) Power is being sold to NSTAR under a power purchase agreement, and will go to the Boston area. Located on Tenney Mountain … Continue reading Wind Energy Documents: New Hampshire
Road construction for Kibby Mountain, Maine Turbines.
Road construction for Kibby Mountain, Maine Turbines. Scope of Work Forty-four wind turbines on the boundary of mountains of Maine with roads and foundations. Foundations for these towers require MD&B to install 616 rock anchors. Challenges Road construction for crane access requires recycling the terrain features to build a road that meets equipment parameters to … Continue reading Road construction for Kibby Mountain, Maine Turbines.
Lowell Mountains Vermont, Turbine construction, Video
Lowell Mountains Vermont, Turbine construction. See more excavation and blast videos here: : https://vimeo.com/user9000517 This is "This is Green Energy?" by Catamount on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. This is Green Energy? from Catamount on Vimeo.
Mountain tops blasted to make room for Turbines.
Turbine Construction Site on Mars Hill in Maine, This is what wind farm construction looks like from a distance. To know what it's like close-up you can watch a video of Mars Hill Residents talking about the impact the windfarm has had on their lives here WIND TURBINE PROJECT, Mars Hill, ME SCOPE OF WORK: Twenty-eight wind … Continue reading Mountain tops blasted to make room for Turbines.
RES – Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally.
Sales Pitch: Industrial Wind Energy Installations brings local jobs! - MISLEADING or FALSE New York, RES - Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally. Oct. 2017 Copenhagen Wind Farm, New York Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc., recently decided not to subcontract access road construction work to one … Continue reading RES – Promise of jobs falls short as RES decides not to contract for road work locally.
The Sales Pitch: Wind projects use existing logging roads. – FALSE
The Sales Pitch: Wind projects use existing logging roads. The Truth: Wind industry would love for us to believe that. Unfortunately it is not true. Logging roads are not adequate for wind turbines. The truth is that logging roads and skidder trails are nothing like the roads that are being built to haul each … Continue reading The Sales Pitch: Wind projects use existing logging roads. – FALSE
PLIGHT OF MOUNTAINTOP HABITAT
PLIGHT OF MOUNTAINTOP HABITAT Wildlife Biologists and Natural Resource Managers are expressing their growing concerns regarding large scale wind development and its impacts to sensitive mountain habitats. High elevation habitats are a scarce resource in the Northeast. My name is Will Staats and I live in the Northeast Kingdom town of Victory, Vermont. make my … Continue reading PLIGHT OF MOUNTAINTOP HABITAT