Blight for Naught: Wind Turbines and the Rationalized Desecration of Nature

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“To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.” – Aldo Leopold *

mars-hill-maine-ruined-by-wind-turbines This type of mountaintop removal is praised by many coal mine haters. Wind projects don’t remove as much rock but they add stark, unnatural structures. R.I.P. Mars Hill, Maine.

Laurel Mountain wind and battery storage For this “green” experiment, 12 miles of Laurel Mountain, West Virginia were industrialized, including a battery storage gesture that tries to make wind seem non-transient.

wild-horse-wind-and-solar-facility-gauntlet Early explorers would have seen this as an enemy gauntlet, and modern gut reactions are similar. There should be a penalty for ruining unbroken vistas.

Unsettling numbers of environmentalists fail to see that wind turbines are enemies of nature posing as saviors. Calling them eco-traitors is justified when you study the scope of future plans. Wind in the abstract sense is clean and natural, but the physical manifestation of how people “harvest” wind…

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Time to start exposing the deception

Time to start exposing the deception we have kept quiet so far, hoping instead to keep the focus on providing researched information (yes, we do check authors of both for and against material) This is a man who wrote a letter to the local paper in favor of the turbine project. What he didn't disclose … Continue reading Time to start exposing the deception

Hidden costs of wind power a burden to the local economy

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

Wind Energy consultant WEST, Inc, caught in deception, on Eagles in project area.

WEST, Inc does many of the so called independent studies for energy companies, including RES. Galloo parties seek to disqualify developer over alleged lies SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 |  PERRY WHITE | watertowndailytimes.com A group of independent parties to the Galloo Island Wind application before the state Board on Electric Generating Siting and the Environment have requested … Continue reading Wind Energy consultant WEST, Inc, caught in deception, on Eagles in project area.

Sales Pitch: 300 Jobs, The Truth: RES uses their own construction company.

RES (Renewable Energy Systems) OWN their own construction company and develop industrial wind for other energy companies. They do NOT hire locally and here is but one example from New York state. We have not found ONE example since they bought their own construction company where they didn't use their own company for the construction. Renewable … Continue reading Sales Pitch: 300 Jobs, The Truth: RES uses their own construction company.

More Wind Industry Deceptions.

The Lies and deceptions by the wind industry are well documented. What makes this local Board and officials think that this project is any different? On the road to truthiness SEPTEMBER 21, 2018  | Perry White | Watertown Daily Times We recently ran a story about opponents of the Galloo Island Wind Farm project demanding that developer … Continue reading More Wind Industry Deceptions.

Video: “You’ve clear cut our forest!” RES Ball Will Wind Project Hearing on Turbine height increase.

RES's Ball Will Wind Project, Villenova, NY Jul 28, 2018 The demand by RES to increase the height to 600-ft from an agreed-upon 495 comes as a shock to many Villenova township residents. "You've clear cut so much for our forest. I thought these things were supposed to be environmental." June 26, 2018 public hearing … Continue reading Video: “You’ve clear cut our forest!” RES Ball Will Wind Project Hearing on Turbine height increase.

Sales Pitch: Turbines last 20 years – Reality only 3?

How long do turbines last? These in New York were built between 2013 and 2015.   The sales pitch is that The lifespan of a windmill typically spans 20 to 25 years, but these turbines began to break down in less than three.   NEW YORK SPENT $5 MILLION ON WIND TURBINES THAT DON’T EVEN … Continue reading Sales Pitch: Turbines last 20 years – Reality only 3?

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

The Mining Gazette: RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse

The Sales Pitch: A Promise with no Guarantees   RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse AUG 10, 2018| L’ANSE | JOSHUA VISSERS |The Mining Gazette More than 50 people filled the L'Anse Township Hall for Wednesday's township board meeting to deliberate the Summit Lake Wind Project proposal and the zoning that governs it. L’Anse Township tax assessor … Continue reading The Mining Gazette: RES drafts tax promise in L’Anse