Alerts and Events: Announcements
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.
Wind Turbine Noise 2017 May 2-5, 2017 Willem Burger Complex, De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands Download program (topics) Download post-conference report by Dick Bowdler
Announcements, Economics, Environment, Law, Northern Ireland •
Source: Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland
The Department of the Environment has launched ‘Calls for Evidence’ to help inform the scope of forthcoming reviews of strategic planning policy for Development in the Countryside and strategic planning policy for Renewable Energy development. It is anticipated that the evidence received will improve the Department’s understanding of the operation and impact of the existing policy approaches as set out in the Strategic Planning Policy Statement and provide up-to-date evidence on the social, environmental and economic impacts of both strategic . . .
Aesthetics, Announcements, Economics, Maine, Publications •
Source: Meryl L. Moss Media Relations
Winner, General Fiction, New England Book Festival, 2015 Buy at Amazon. Some of America’s most corrupt politicians can be found in the windswept wilds of Maine. The Pine Tree State rates next-to-last in citizens’ trust of their legislators according to the Gallup Poll (April 4, 2014), and the Center for Public Integrity gives the state an F for corruption. Maine politicians appropriate taxpayer funds for their own companies, while governors pass legislation for huge energy projects which they then create . . .
Source: National Wind Watch
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[Action groups against wind energy join forces] Windturbines veroorzaken veel overlast en doen de waarde van woningen keihard dalen en dat is waarom actiegroepen vooral tegen de plaatsing van windturbines zijn. De actiegroepen bundelen nu de krachten door landelijk samen te werken onder één dak. Hiervoor hebben de actiegroepen de Stichting Gigawiek gekozen, omdat de wijze waarop zij actie voert voor hun model staat voor hoe het bij andere projecten ook zou moeten. “Natuurlijk kennen wij partijen als de NLVOW . . .