Alerts and Events: Presentations
These postings are provided to help publicize the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
California, Environment, Impacts, Presentations, U.S. •
Source: East County Magazine
Over 50 industrial-scale “renewable” energy projects may soon change forever the face of our region in San Diego’s East County and neighboring Imperial County. Many are on formerly protected federal lands. Nationally, 370 million acres of public lands are targeted for big renewable energy projects — twice the size of Texas! East County Magazine editor Miriam Raftery has prepared a presentation for organizations that wish to educate their members about the impacts of these projects — and the alternatives. Download . . .
November 10, 2012 Falmouth Public Library Falmouth, MA 1:00-4:00PM For more information please contact David Moriarty, waveydavei/aol.com or Marshall Rosenthal, marshsue/verizon.net Dear Dr. Harkness and Health Board Members, I’ve recorded a total of 56 pressure headache events since April 2010. 87.5% of the headache events were during the hours between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. Wind 1 has been a neighborhood health issue since April of 2010. My last lodged noise com- plaint was August 29, 2012. Accounting for Wind . . .
Health, Illinois, Law, Noise, Presentations, Property values •
Source: Whitley County Concerned Citizens
Dave & Stephanie Hulthen and their four children live in the home pictured below. It was their dream farmhouse in rural Dekalb County, Illinois, until the wind turbines moved in next door. Today the Hulthen family lives surrounded by thirteen 40-story turbines within one mile of their house, the two closest a mere 1400 feet away. When the realities of living with their new neighbors became clear, they launched their blog, Our Life with Dekalb Turbines, to record and share . . .
Connecticut, Events, Impacts, Massachusetts, Presentations •
Source: Berkshire-Litchfield Environmental Council
The Berkshire-Litchfield Environmental Council (BLEC) will hold an informational forum on commercial wind turbines, April 16, 2011, at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, CT, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Co-sponsors include the Housatonic Valley Association, Audubon/Sharon, Housatonic Environmental Action League, Housatonic Riverkeepers, Housatonic River Initiative, the Northwest Conservation District, and Green Berkshires. Confirmed speakers are: keynote, Albert M. Manville, II, Ph.D., Senior Wildlife Biologist, Division of Migratory Bird Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to . . .
Canada, Europe, Impacts, Presentations, Publications, U.S., Videos •
windfallthemovie.com: We are currently releasing the film for community screenings by special request and hope to inspire broader interest for mainstream distribution and broadcast. We are also close to announcing a theatrical release, which will open up many opportunities for the film as well as the issue. We are not selling the DVD or streaming the film until after the theatrical release. Please contact us if you’d like to discuss setting up a screening in your community: For the US, . . .
As you may know, I have been asked to give my well-received energy presentation all over the world. For a variety of reasons I have so far restricted giving it to some 10 nearby states where I could keep my time to a minimum, and my travel & lodging costs down. I am now going to offer another option: To give my free energy presentation to other communities throughout the world via Skype. That’s right, whether you are in Australia, . . .
Aesthetics, Impacts, Oregon, Presentations, Protests •
Source: Friends of the Grande Ronde Valley
Friends of the Grande Ronde Valley (FGRV) float depicting Craig Mountain (silhouetted in the background) if the Antelope Ridge Wind Farm’s 164 wind turbines are approved by Oregon Department of Energy. The homemade float appeared and received blue ribbons in several Eastern Oregon parades and events over the summer of 2010. FGRV supporters on foot, on horseback and even lamas marched along with the float all summer long. On a closer look of the float you can see covered wagons . . .