Alerts and Events: Action alerts
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.
Action alerts, Environment, Information, Ireland •
Source: David Simpson, Inishowen Wind Energy Awareness Group
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 . . .
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 . . .
On FEB 24 we will let ALL politicians at Queens Park know that WE ARE NOT GOING AWAY and that existing and proposed industrial wind turbines have to be dealt with and will AGAIN be a major election issue. Mothers Against Turbines is putting the challenge out there to show MPPs and Toronto that the years of abuse of provincial power has to stop! Let’s rise to the occasion and send a very clear message to MPPs that industrial wind . . .
Action alerts, Environment, New York, Ontario, Press releases, Wildlife •
Source: North American Platform Against Windpower and Great Lakes Wind Truth
Offshore Alert! Leedco’s First Fresh Water Lake Energy Scam energizes international watchdog agencies: More resolve that the Great Lakes are NOT doomed to become another “green energy basket case” “WHOSE MONEY IS BEING SPENT ON A PROJECT THAT HAS NOT EVEN BEEN APPROVED, AND WHY IS DRILLING OF THE LAKE BOTTOM BEING PERMITTED AT THIS STAGE?” —Suzanne Albright, Great Lakes Wind Truth Plans are underway by Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and Freshwater Wind, LLC to construct five massive . . .
Action alerts, France, Petitions •
Source: Basse Normandie Environnement, Federation Environnement Durable, and European Platform Against Windfarms
NON aux éoliennes offshore devant les plages du débarquement — NO to wind turbines off the D-Day beaches
www.thepetitionsite.com/2/no-to-windfarms-off-the-d-day-beaches/ Target: President François Hollande, UNESCO, Prefect of Lower Normandy, Allied and European Ambassadors, Allied Veterans Associations Sponsored by: Basse Normandie Environnement (BNE) – Federation Environnement Durable (FED) – European Platform Against Windfarms (EPAW) Le 6 juin 1944, la plus grande Armada de tous les temps avec 6939 navires. 150 000 combattants des forces alliées s’engageaient dans les opérations Neptune et Overlord afin de débarquer sur les côtes normandes et d’établir une tête de pont. Arromanches, appelé Port Winston, clé . . .
Action alerts, Comments, England, Noise •
Source: Den Brook Judicial Review Group
A long-threatened planning application obviously aimed to demolish our unprecedented noise planning condition has been submitted to the West Devon Borough Council. It is now perfectly clear that corporate developer Renewable Energy Systems’ (RES) primary intent is for protecting corporate welfare rather than the well-being of local communities surrounding the proposed nine 120 metres (394 feet) high Den Brook wind turbines. For more than 18 months we have been cajoled with specious evidence of false positives, threats of unenforceability and . . .
S.3521, the “Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012” began mark-up in the Senate Finance Committee on August 2, 2012. It initially did not include an extension of the Production Tax Credit, or PTC, after it expires at the end of 2012, but Chuck Grassley of Iowa (the original author of the PTC in 1992) introduced two amendments, one extending the PTC for 2 years, the other extending the PTC for 1 year but allowing any project having . . .