Alerts and Events: Ohio
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.
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”
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 . . .
Aesthetics, Environment, Flyers, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Wildlife •
Source: Save Our Beautiful Lake
For further information, visit saveourbeautifullake.org Also see: Icebreaker Binder at na-paw.org
SUMMARY: NASA intends to conduct scoping and prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the NASA GRC Plum Brook Station Wind Farm Project located near Sandusky, Ohio, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321, et seq.), the CEQ Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (40 CFR Parts 1500-1508), Executive Order 13423, “Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management”, and NASA policy and procedures (14 CFR part 1216 Subpart 1216.3). The . . .
Ohio, Petitions, Wildlife •
Source: Black Swamp Bird Observatory, Ohio Ornithological Society, and Greater Mohican Audubon Society
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/924/482/794/ Every spring and fall, many millions of songbirds migrate long distances between nesting grounds in Canada or the northern United States and wintering grounds in the southern U.S. or the tropics. These birds mostly fly at night and spend the days resting and feeding. Although some birds may stop over practically anywhere, a few areas are major stopover habitats, critically important to the survival of large numbers of birds. One such region involves a series of sites along the . . .
Press Release: March 22, 2007 Save Western Ohio is an advocate of environmentally and financially responsible, well regulated green energy initiatives, and an educator to communities and rural homesteaders about potentially damaging effects of some other financially inspired energy technologies. Wind Power specifically, while capable of producing a small amount of unpredictable electrical current without expulsion of significant CO2 or air pollutants, and consuming no fossil fuels directly from its devices, is an inefficient and grossly imbalanced “green energy” technology . . .