Alerts and Events: Connecticut
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.
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 . . .
Connecticut, Health, Petitions, Property values, Safety •
We, the undersigned, request, for reasons of safety and health regarding onshore wind energy facilities, that: 1. No large wind turbine generator shall be erected closer than 1,600 meters (1 mile) or 12 times its total height (hub height plus rotor radius), whichever is greater, from a neighboring property line or public road or path; and 2. No large wind turbine generator shall be erected closer than 2,000 meters (1-1/4 miles) or 15 times its total height, whichever is greater, . . .