Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Jan. 15, 2019 | Devils River Conservancy | tribtalk.org The  Devils River Conservancy, is spearheading the “Don’t Blow It” campaign to advocate for thoughtful regulation of wind energy development — an industry quickly expanding in rural Texas, largely without rules and with serious negative implications for Texans. While the campaign is in full support of renewable … Continue reading Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Illinois – DeWitt County Regional Planning Commission votes against wind farm.

Commission votes against DeWitt County wind farm Jan 16, 2019 | KEVIN BARLOW | pantagraph.com DeWitt County residents call for the rejection of the county's first proposed wind farm during the Regional Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at the county courthouse in Clinton. CLINTON — The developer of a proposed $300 million wind farm in … Continue reading Illinois – DeWitt County Regional Planning Commission votes against wind farm.

ONTARIO: Wind turbines may have a negative affect on property values, says professor.

What this study fails to look at is why some areas are unwilling hosts, and how that would affect property values. If Turbines are closer to homes?  predominate viewscapes? Are placed in previously natural spaces.  All of those would affect Property values,  and would also lead to a community being an unwilling host for turbines. … Continue reading ONTARIO: Wind turbines may have a negative affect on property values, says professor.

Blight of the windfarm on communities

Blight of the windfarm on communities. December 31, 2018 | Donal Hickey| IrishExaminer.com [excerpts] Read the full article Many people will celebrate the new year tonight, but others in rural communities are living in a state of anxiety about what 2019 will bring. They are, increasingly, up in arms about windfarms being forced on them. … Continue reading Blight of the windfarm on communities

Videos: The wind turbine land agent.

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.

Delays in Approvals, leads Apex to scrap Wind Project

Apex halting plans for its' Flat Rock Wind Project in Rush and Henry Counties in Indiana, Apex cited delays in gaining approval from officials as the key reason for scrapping the project, which was met with opposition from local residents and has been the subject of legal action over zoning issues. “The resulting delays... have … Continue reading Delays in Approvals, leads Apex to scrap Wind Project

Carbon County community rejected an application for 28 power-producing turbines on the rural ridges surrounding Bethlehem’s water supply.

Zoners reject turbine proposal for land surrounding Bethlehem's reservoirs. December 17, 2018 | Nicole Radzievich | The Morning Call    Carbon County community rejected an application for 28 power-producing turbines on the rural ridges surrounding Bethlehem’s water supply. The Penn Forest Zoning Hearing Board voted unanimously on Monday against granting a special exception for the project … Continue reading Carbon County community rejected an application for 28 power-producing turbines on the rural ridges surrounding Bethlehem’s water supply.