Alerts and Events: Blogs
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.
Ten Ways to Kill Big Wind
Despite many victories, communities around the world are still facing a plague of industrial wind projects that like hideous War of the Worlds steel monsters are destroying communities, mountains, and wildlands, slaughtering birds and bats, sickening people and driving them from their homes. Even though these wind projects do not reduce greenhouse gases or fossil fuel use, they have dreadful environmental, social and economic impacts on whole regions. But they are a tool for energy companies and investment banks to . . .
Aesthetics, Blogs, Environment, Grid, Letters, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma •
Source: Marty Jorgenson
Wind industry pushing emergency eminent domain law for access to private lands
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 . . .
Blogs, Economics, Environment, Kansas •
Smoky Hills Wind Farm Phase 1
It is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of the destruction to native prairie and the size of the project. There are going to be 56 turbines on this the first high ridge line. The entire project will cover 16 miles east and west and 4 miles deep right next to I-70. This Lincoln County – Ellsworth County wind farm will be the most visible of any in the state. Congress has lavished hundreds of millions in tax breaks and subsidies on . . .