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    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.


    posted:  December 29, 2017
    Action alerts, Impacts, PublicationsPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Gatehouse Media

    In Your Own Words

    Gatehouse Media found more than 450 families who have publicly complained about the impacts of living near wind farms. Have a similar experience? Tell your story. Tell Gatehouse Media about your experience living near an industrial wind farm. All submissions will be considered for publication. Questions? Contact them. Published stories are at: http://gatehousenews.com/windfarms/in-your-own-words/

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    posted:  November 26, 2014
    Action alerts, Health, Noise, WisconsinPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Brown County Citizens for Responsible Wind Energy

    Shirley Wind Human Health Hazard Declaration — Request for Words of Support

    At the October 14, 2014, Brown County (Wisconsin, USA) Board of Health meeting a motion was made to declare the Shirley Wind turbines a Human Health Hazard. The motion was unanimously approved by the Board: “To declare the Industrial Wind Turbines at Shirley Wind Project in the Town of Glenmore, Brown County, Wisconsin, a Human Health Hazard for all people (residents, workers, visitors, and sensitive passersby) who are exposed to Infrasound/Low-Frequency Noise and other emissions potentially harmful to human health.” . . .

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    posted:  November 25, 2014
    Action alerts, Campaigns, Economics, Emissions, Environment, Health, Letters, U.S., VermontPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Vermonters for a Clean Environment

    Vermonters’ Plea: DO NOT REINSTATE the Wind Energy PTC

    Dear Senators Leahy and Sanders and Congressman Welch: We, the undersigned, join many thousands of U.S. taxpayers and ratepayers nationwide in urging you and your colleagues to eliminate the 22-year old wind production tax credit (PTC). You should know by now that development of wind power in the United States does not reduce our need to maintain and build reliable generation, nor does it add materially to employment in our country. The small amount of energy it generates is intermittent, . . .

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    posted:  September 23, 2014
    Action alerts, France, Press releasesPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Le Vent Tourne

    La saline royale d’Arc-et-Senans menacée par des éoliennes

    La saline royale d’Arc-et-Senans est une ancienne saline industrielle de sel gemme du XVIIIe siècle construite à Arc-et-Senans dans le Doubs en Franche-Comté. Elle est menacée par un projet d’éoliennes éantes parfaitement visibles de ce site historique protégé. L’association “Le Vent Tourne” dénonce depuis juin 2014 ce projet d’installation d’éoliennes géantes en vallée de la Loue sur le territoire des communes de Byans sur Doubs et Lombard. Elle considère que ce projet, initié par un bureau d’études local, partenaire de . . .

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    posted:  August 10, 2014
    Action alerts, EnglandPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Dorset CPRE

    Urgent requests from Richard Heaslip, Chair of Trustees, Dorset CPRE

    WEST DORSET WIND FARM PLANNING APPLICATION WD/D/14/000885 20 June 2014 Planning permission is being sought for what would be Dorset’s largest wind farm. Proposed for a site in West Dorset, in open unspoilt countryside just north of Tolpuddle, it would comprise five 115 metre (377 feet) high industrial-scale turbines. Last time I wrote to you and asked for your support the response was over 1,000 objections – this was instrumental in forcing the developer to withdraw its proposal for a . . .

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    posted:  April 21, 2014
    Action alerts, Environment, Information, IrelandPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  David Simpson, Inishowen Wind Energy Awareness Group

    Wild Atlantic Way under threat from developers

    First challenge to Wild Atlantic Way – barely one month after its establishment – could set precedent for wind farm/other development on route of the Wild Atlantic Way. OUTLINE – THE FACTS A wind farm of two turbines has permission, following an appeal to An Bord Pleanala, to be built on the route of the Wild Atlantic Way. The developer has recently put in an amendment (1450014) to increase the height by 24% to 132 metres. Donegal County Council refused . . .

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    posted:  April 2, 2014
    Action alerts, Economics, Impacts, U.S.Print storyE-mail story

    Source:  Glenn Schleede

    Note to Senators to reject PTC extension

    Ladies & Gentlemen: I’m now sending the following note to various senators. If any of you find it useful, feel free to use it in whole or part with or without attribution. When contacting senators’ offices, please don’t forget their in-state offices. You can find telephone and fax numbers on members’ web sites. Glenn Schleede April 2, 2014 How much will Senator Grassley’s plan to extend the Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) add to the national debt we are passing . . .

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