September 2, 2019 | | 1A, NPR.org We hear a lot about the challenges facing rural America. New research from the University of New Hampshire says one third of rural counties are experiencing "protracted and significant" population loss. These counties have six million residents — that's down by a third from 1950. The idea of leaving … Continue reading 1A, Reporting On The Real Rural America
The amount of land required to power Houston for various energy sources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJu0EJu3U4U&feature=youtu.be&t=508
JAN 14, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Daily Mining Gazette The Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM) group opposing the Summit Lake Wind Project in L’Anse Township disputes the employment figures the project would bring to the area. According to the Watertown Daily Times, the union workers in Copenhagen, New York, were passed over … Continue reading Wind farm foes dispute economic benefits of project
StatCan just exposed how worthless ‘green’ industries are to Canada’s economy December 19, 2018 | Philip Cross | Financial Post Meanwhile, green energy's marginal and largely meaningless existence will be expensive for both taxpayers and electricity customer Statistics Canada’s release this week of the first estimates of its Environmental and Clean Technology Accounts. StatCan’s green-economy … Continue reading If clean-tech and green-tech are the jobs of tomorrow, as their boosters tirelessly claim, then our job prospects are bleak indeed.
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
Industrial Wind Turbines May Result in $27 Million Property Value Decline OCT 22, 2018 | Deb Hay, Resident-Seneca County| The Advertiser-Tribune LETTER TO THE EDITOR For every flawed study the Big Wind industry presents with no real loss of property value resulting from massive turbines, there are 10 more studies indicating that is definitely not … Continue reading Industrial Wind Turbines 25% Property Value Decline
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR OCT 22, 2018 |Deb Hay, Resident-Seneca County |The Advertiser-Tribune For every flawed study the Big Wind industry presents with no real loss of property value resulting from massive turbines, there are 10 more studies indicating that is definitely not the case. Wind leases continue to be gathered in townships surrounding the rural Tiffin … Continue reading Industrial Wind Turbines May Result in $27 Million Property Value Decline
Before areas are converted to industrialization in the name of the environment, they should be studied for their current value. Study values Carbon County’s natural assets and open spaces have an estimated value of $800 million. August 06. 2018 | Amy Miller | Times News Online The sun rises over Mauch Chunk Lake, just one of … Continue reading “Nature is obviously serious business”, Study values natural assets and open spaces have an estimated value of $800 million.
"Market Data and common sense tell us property values are negatively impacted by the presence of wind turbines." February 13, 2009 | Gardner Appraisal Group Inc. via http://www.GardnerAppraisalGroup.com - PDF Presentation Prepared for the South Texas Plains Agriculture Wind & Wildlife Conference American Wind Power Center & Museum, Lubbock, Texas
Wind energy is hailed as a boost to the local economy. It’s really a burden to the economy, and here’s how. The Hidden Costs of Wind-Power Subsidies The negative prices for wind power force local utilities out of wholesale power markets because utility-owned generation can’t compete with subsidized, mandated power, with demand growth very low … Continue reading Hidden costs of wind power a burden to the local economy