COMMENTARY: PROPOSED ICEBREAKER WIND PROJECT NOT WHAT IT SEEMS

COMMENTARY PROPOSED ICEBREAKER WIND PROJECT NOT WHAT IT SEEMS BY STEVE POLLICK |  Blade NewsSlide story     | Toledo Blade It is hard to know where to start dissecting the slick spin-doctoring recently published in The Blade’s Op-Ed pages by LEEDCo, the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp., which wants to erect North America’s first freshwater offshore … Continue reading COMMENTARY: PROPOSED ICEBREAKER WIND PROJECT NOT WHAT IT SEEMS

2018 Michigan Treadhead western U.P. ride thorough the Huron Mountains

Tourism is more than one town.  This video shows how restaurants and gas stations across the area could lose business. During construction many trails and roads would be closed off, after major locations will be gated and restricted. Two-Tracks will become major roadways. This kind of Tourism could begin to look elsewhere. A quick look … Continue reading 2018 Michigan Treadhead western U.P. ride thorough the Huron Mountains

POWER Coalition versus RES wind projects

Voice of the People POWER Coalition versus wind projects A diverse group of organizations has joined forces to oppose the Renewable Energy Systems (RES-Americas) Harvest Wind and White Post wind turbine projects, which are proposed for the Northern Indiana counties of Cass, Miami, Pulaski and Jasper. The mission of the POWER Coalition (Protecting Our land, … Continue reading POWER Coalition versus RES wind projects

Those who choose to live here have not done so to industrialize it for others benefits.

This wind project will cause the destruction of our beautiful land, where the grid is something many choose, or still live without, to send "clean" energy off to some city or corporation out of the U.P.  This quote is very appropriate. “The whole back-to-the-land movement that we embraced has to do with simplifying your lifestyle … Continue reading Those who choose to live here have not done so to industrialize it for others benefits.

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

Fire hits Ransonmoor wind turbine: machine destroyed

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The report says ‘local media reports suggested the turbine was struck by lightning’. A case of nature’s electricity killing man’s electricity?

A Gamesa G80 wind turbine has caught fire at the 10MW Ransonmoor wind farm in Cambridgeshire in eastern England, reports RE News.

The incident occurred in the early hours of 30 May, with firefighters called to the scene at 7.50am.

Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service said crews arrived to find the 89-metre turbine “well alight, with debris falling to the ground”.

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DOWN WIND – Wind Turbine documentary (part one)

Down Wind is the explosive documentary that examines Ontario's controversial rush into wind farm development. Produced by Surge Media, Down Wind exposes how this Canadian provinces' green energy dream turned into a nightmare for rural residents forced to live among the towering 50 storey turbines. We hear searing, personal stories of people experiencing mysterious health … Continue reading DOWN WIND – Wind Turbine documentary (part one)