The wind Industry Sales Pitch: We will hire hundreds of local people. The reality: It is not the truth, unless they think "local" means the state, region or country, not the county, town or local community. Construction workers say Apex has broken promise to hire local Feb 11, 2020 | Eric Baerren @ebaerren | themorningsun.com Unionized … Continue reading Wind developers breaking promises to hire local.
Wind Energy Isn’t a Breeze - Farmers near wind turbines face (sometimes literal) headaches. [excerpts] AUG 24, 2017 | Leah Mcbride Mensching | slate.com Nearly 175 years ago, Lana Wanders’ ancestors settled in what would soon become the state of Iowa. The farm served as a stopping point for people heading west who had run out … Continue reading Why farmers in Iowa hope wind energy will blow over.
Videos about meetings with a wind turbine salesman. Partly humorous, and entirely too much the sad truth. Video 1. Wind turbine land agent makes first contact with a landowner Video 2 Land agent makes second contact with a potential turbine host. Video 3 Land agent makes third contact with a potential turbine host. Video 4 Let's talk … Continue reading Videos: The wind turbine land agent.
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.
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.
The second Zoning change made without without benefit of the State required public hearing. The first was including lower blade clearances. The Initial Hearing notice for one public meeting did not include the additional changes, therefore was not sufficient for meeting legal requirements. Township panel allows setback waiver for proposed wind farm OCT 25, 2018 … Continue reading Township Planning Commission Allowing RES to Write the Zoning.
"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
APEX Clean Energy representative lies about Turbine injuries and deaths – SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 | JMKRAFT | PAXTON, IL. (ECWd) A representative of APEX Clean Energy, in her attempt at diminishing concerns expressed of health impacts of wind turbines, stated during a Ford County Planning Commission meeting that “No member of the public has ever been injured … Continue reading Deceptions: Apex lies about Turbine injuries and deaths.
It gets messy when clean energy plays dirty SEP 29, 2018 | Matt Markey | Toledo Blade NEW RIEGEL, Ohio — Then the sludge barrel is opened, and the spin machine is set to turbo. Commissioner Mike Kerschner, a Republican who opposes the current arrangement with wind energy companies, then gets blasted by the pair … Continue reading It gets messy when clean energy plays dirty
More RES deception. They hired a toxicologist from Ontario who is used by many wind companies as whatever expert they need him to be. In L'Anse he was introduced as a "wildlife biologist." February, 2018 L’ANSE — Renewable Energy Systems held an open house ... Chris Ollson a third-party wildlife biologist which he is not. … Continue reading More RES deception.