Alerts and Events: Oklahoma
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.
Inquiry of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to identify and resolve issues related to the development and use of wind energy
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (“Commission”) opens this Notice of Inquiry (“NOI”) to identify and examine issues regarding wind energy development in the State of Oklahoma and in consideration of Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman’s letter dated May 19, 2014, requesting that the Commission examine certain aspects of wind energy development. The following items are some, but not necessarily all, matters to be considered: SITING: When siting a wind farm, which, if any, governmental entities are involved with the approval . . .
Save the Prairie, an affiliate of Wind Watch, ran this full page ad in the Woodward News, Woodward, Oklahoma on April 15, 2009 and April 21, 2009.
Here is a letter I received from a rancher in Oklahoma who has been fighting the wind industry. Hi, my name is Sue Selman and I live in northwest Oklahoma. My friends and I have been fighting the wind industry for the last year and half. Our area is under siege too. There are several wind farms in the area and many more planned and then there are the horrible transmission lines planned. This is a beautiful part of the . . .
A location a few miles south of Woodward has been designated as the “hub” substation for wind power for this part of the nation. Extra high voltage lines will emerge from that substation like spokes on a wagon wheel. Additionally, before all of this is said and done, there will be a large number of wind turbines and power lines south of Woodward. … Ad run in newspapers Oct. 14-15, 2008 Download “Do no harm and be responsible”
Save the Prairie ran this half-page ad for two days in the Woodward News.
What You Should Know About Wind Energy (PDF) Wind turbines threaten northwest Oklahoma (MP3) Wind energy needs regulation to protect northwest Oklahoma (MP3)