Alerts and Events: Impacts
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.
www.birlinn.co.uk/So-Much-Wind.html Also available as an eBook from Amazon, Waterstones, and Kobo. This book seeks to evaluate the Scottish Government’s obsession with renewable energy, while at the same time looking at alternative sources of power that may prevent the lights going out across Scotland. Struan Stevenson talks about his book: The energy crisis is one of the most pressing and significant problems the world has to face. With limited resources of fossil fuels left, and the additional political and environmental issues . . .
Action alerts, Environment, New York, Ontario, Press releases, Wildlife •
Source: North American Platform Against Windpower and Great Lakes Wind Truth
Offshore Alert! Leedco’s First Fresh Water Lake Energy Scam energizes international watchdog agencies: More resolve that the Great Lakes are NOT doomed to become another “green energy basket case” “WHOSE MONEY IS BEING SPENT ON A PROJECT THAT HAS NOT EVEN BEEN APPROVED, AND WHY IS DRILLING OF THE LAKE BOTTOM BEING PERMITTED AT THIS STAGE?” —Suzanne Albright, Great Lakes Wind Truth Plans are underway by Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and Freshwater Wind, LLC to construct five massive . . .
Action alerts, Comments, England, Noise •
Source: Den Brook Judicial Review Group
A long-threatened planning application obviously aimed to demolish our unprecedented noise planning condition has been submitted to the West Devon Borough Council. It is now perfectly clear that corporate developer Renewable Energy Systems’ (RES) primary intent is for protecting corporate welfare rather than the well-being of local communities surrounding the proposed nine 120 metres (394 feet) high Den Brook wind turbines. For more than 18 months we have been cajoled with specious evidence of false positives, threats of unenforceability and . . .
5th International Conference on Wind Turbine Noise — 28-30 August 2013 — Denver, Colorado. windturbinenoise2013.org Below is a current list of papers accepted. This gives an indication of the programme content but is not finalised and it does not indicate the order of presentations. RoBin: An Efficient System to Fulfil the IEC 61400-11 Standard and Measure the Acoustic Emission of Wind Turbines with a Single Operator Advanced Methods for Qualifying Background Noise Around Wind Farms Broadband Noise Prediction of Small . . .
Summary: The proponent, Sprott Power Corp, has failed to demonstrate that the Goulais Wind Farm will provide advantages to Algoma District. There is high risk that impact on tourism will be adverse, a subject that is inadequately addressed. The setbacks to neighbouring property lines do not provide adequate safety from known failures, and the provided documentation that claims accidents are of low frequency or that root causes have been addressed have not been adequately provided. The noise assessment fails to . . .
THE MAINE WOODS: A Publication of the Forest Ecology Network Volume Thirteen Number One, Spring 2013 [click to download PDF] Special issue on proposed East-West superhighway Wind-related contents: 126th Legislative Session – Industrial Wind and E-W Corridor – by Jonathan Carter – page 14 20 Facts about Wind Power – The Facts about Wind Energy Development in Maine – by Friends of Maine’s Mountains – page 20 How Much CO₂ Can Be Avoided by 1000 Maine Wind Turbines? – by . . .
For the SECOND year in a row, people from around the province will arrive in Toronto on Wed., April 3rd to protest at Simcoe Park opposite the Toronto Convention Centre on Front St. After rallying, we will march to raise awareness of the issue for our urban neighbours! Buses will be rolling in at 11:30 from across the province to demand an end to the threat from industrial wind turbines. WE ARE NOT GOING AWAY! People in Ontario have had . . .