Proper citing is needed for energy projects

Proper citing is needed for energy projects MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019 | Bob Quinn, Sackets Harbor | Watertown Daily Times Last month, the Roaring Brook industrial wind project received virtually its last needed approval with construction to begin later this year. The project will result in 20 wind towers, each several times the height of Watertown’s … Continue reading Proper citing is needed for energy projects

“Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power Plant in L’Anse Township?” Panel at UPEC’s “Celebrate the UP”

March 31, 2019 | Wayne Abba | Friends of The Huron Mountains A big THANK YOU to UPEC for inviting us to discuss our experience on a panel at "Celebrate the UP" in Marquette this weekend. And especially to Jeff Towner for facilitating and organizing our presentation, titled "Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power … Continue reading “Activate the U.P.: An Industrial Wind Power Plant in L’Anse Township?” Panel at UPEC’s “Celebrate the UP”

Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron, Missouri.

Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron Mar 19, 2019| Margaret Slayton | News-Press Now Mike Thompson, retired chief meteorologist for WDAF-TV in Kansas City, will give a free presentation on wind turbine development this week in Cameron, Missouri. The free event will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Cameron Community Center located … Continue reading Meteorologist to discuss wind farms in Cameron, Missouri.

Fighting Industrial Wind, Not so unique, or as surprising as many think.

Concerned Citizens of Delta County No More Wind Turbines In Michigan Great Lakes Bay Region SOS Great Lakes Wind Truth No Wind Turbines on Lake Superior or other Great Lakes Big Wind Ill Wind No Wind Turbines in Carbon County Concerned Citizens of Branch County Seneca Anti-Wind Union Artists Against Wind Farms Block RICL: Rock … Continue reading Fighting Industrial Wind, Not so unique, or as surprising as many think.

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

Why farmers in Iowa hope wind energy will blow over.

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.

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.

KBIC member submitted a formal request for discretionary review of the FAA obstruction evaluation of the Summit Lake Wind Project.

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is a key partner in the Friends of the Huron Mountains' effort to stop a proposed industrial wind farm project in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on a site that includes the state's highest wilderness scenic points. This article sums up the federal government's obligation - guaranteed by treaty - to consult … Continue reading KBIC member submitted a formal request for discretionary review of the FAA obstruction evaluation of the Summit Lake Wind Project.

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