Alerts and Events: Publications
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.
“Master of the existential thriller” (BBC) Amazon Barnes & Noble iTunes When a beautiful journalist drowns mysteriously off Waikiki, former Special Forces veteran Pono Hawkins, now a well-known Hawaii surfer and international surfing correspondent, quickly gets embroiled in trying to solve her death. What he learns soon targets him for murder or life in prison as a cabal of powerful corporations, foreign killers and crooked politicians focuses the blame on him. Haunted by memories of Afghanistan, and determined to protect . . .
Advertisements, Aesthetics, Economics, Energy, Impacts, Maine, Publications •
Source: Friends of Maine’s Mountains and Citizens' Task Force on Wind Power
If you can’t see grid scale wind turbines from your home and don’t think they affect you, it may be time to reconsider. Maine is being permanently scarred and its “Quality of Place” jeopardized by industrial wind projects. Wind industry advertising and PR tells us that wind power is high benefit and low impact. But the very opposite is true. Calling them “wind farms,” wind developers promote a warm, soft image. But reality paints a different picture. The turbines being . . .
Announcements, Environment, Health, Law, Publications, Web sites •
Wind turbine fires, accidents, and fatalities are nothing short of criminal. In this site we will provide a focus on these events that are deathly, with developers providing no protection to individuals or communities that have projects foisted on them. Examine this site and discover the truth about the lack of control, regulation, protection, for people, animals, landscapes, and communities. Any other industry would be and is required to have much more accountability. Questions: Why are there no REGULATIONS regarding . . .
Impacts, Information, Ontario, Publications, Research, Web sites •
Source: Ill Wind Reporting
Ill Wind Reporting looks to uncover and document the many instances of negative effects from wind developments in rural communities. The web site is available for all to use. If you are negatively impacted by industrial wind turbines please submit a report for each incident you experience. If you think you will be submitting more than 1 report, please create a user account. Ill Wind Reporting is sponsored by an ad hoc group of individuals in Ontario, Canada, who are . . .
To purchase a copy, go to: https://www.createspace.com/3869681 Stand Against the Wind by Chris Braithwaite In the fall of 2011, as Green Mountain Power began construction of a major wind power development on Lowell Mountain in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, a small group of citizens decided to stop it. They had already tried to convince the state’s utility regulators that the project was environmentally destructive and economically disastrous, and they had failed. This book is about their decision to carry on the . . .
Exposing the downside of wind turbines, director Laura Israel’s illuminating documentary underlines the harmful facets of harnessing wind power, including the constant noise and potential for financial opportunism. Purchase DVD from First Run Features. Purchase DVD from Amazon. Download from Amazon. Borrow DVD or view via Netflix. Download from iTunes. Download via xBox or Zune. For purchase by libraries, colleges, K-12 schools, media centers, and other non-profit educational organizations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For distribution or broadcast outside of North America, contact . . .