Alerts and Events: U.S.
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of 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.
Impacts, Ohio, Publications •
Source: Crawford Anti-Wind/Crawford Neighbors United PAC
HARD FACTS – 653.5 FT INDUSTRIAL SCALE TURBINE (as proposed for Crawford County, OH) THE FOUNDATION 71 tons of rebar 29 tons of bolt cage 772 cubic yards of concrete Extremely hard rock, no pilings used 72.5 ft. across 11 ft. deep THE TOWER Transported in 7 sections 426.5 ft. tall THE GENERATOR Weighs 188,600 lbs. 17 ft. in diameter THE BLADES 221 ft. each 49,000 lbs. each Blade tip height is 653.5 ft. tall (199.2 meters) Rotor diameter is . . .
LS Power wants to build its wind project on public land – our land. It belongs to all of us. Our voices matter! We are a community group standing up for ourselves and Idaho. In order to protect our home, we need to band together and let all stories and opinions be heard. We aim to educate people about the project, share ways people can help stop the project, and advocate our cause to local and state government leaders. Many believe . . .
Source: Piscataqua Press
Deadly Turn, by Sandra Neily Ready or not, trouble finds Patton Conover … In “Deadly Turn,” Patton and her wayward dog Pock are hired by a research firm to collect dead birds and bats at wind power generation sites. When a turbine explodes, she stumbles over the body part of an unknown man whose death implicates both her and her dog. Under a brutal fall heat wave and the unblinking scrutiny of the game warden who is another mystery in her . . .
Contents (issue 36): State lawmakers in the Ohio Senate urged to allow SB 234 wind farm referendum Seneca Anti-Wind Union Investigates, Episode 3 – “Property Destruction, Forgery, and Trespassing; The Abuse of Host Community Citizens” (video link) Wind Turbine Blades Can’t Be Recycled, So They’re Piling Up in Landfills (Bloomberg News link) Download PDF: “Windbreaker, issue 36”
View at: campaign-archive.com Contents: Getting Serious about CO₂: Part II (click here for Part I) Citizen Intervenors Put Goals of Regional Utilities on Hot Seat Where Do Midwest States Currently Stand in Terms of CO₂ Reduction? What Measures Can Achieve 1.8% Per Year Reduction in Energy Use? How Does $4.26 per Month for Accelerated Energy Efficiency Compare to Spending $11.62 per Month for New Power Plants and Transmission Expansion? Set Your Own Household Standards. Inform Your Wisconsin Lawmakers About Your . . .
Action alerts, Economics, Emissions, Hearings, Iowa •
Source: SOUL of Wisconsin
Iowa Cardinal Hickory Creek Hearings PUBLIC ATTENDANCE VITAL December 10, 11 and 12, 9am-5pm Hotel Julien, 200 Main Street Dubuque, Iowa Your presence is needed to support the efforts of public intervenors at the upcoming hearings in Dubuque. If successful, legal obstacles laid down by transmission builders ITC-Midwest and Dairyland Power Cooperative would remove Ms. Chris Klopp and three other public intervenors from impacting the technical proceedings and: Eliminate the only arguments challenging need for the proposed Cardinal Hickory Creek . . .
The major provision of HB401 allows local voters in individual townships to vote on industrial wind turbine projects which have been ap-proved by the Ohio Power Siting Board for the areas in which these local voters live. Currently, there is no local vote allowed by Ohio law. There is no local control. The bill also requires the use of safety manuals to determine safe setbacks. The opposition pushback against local control is fierce. We must let those we elect to . . .