Alerts and Events: Hearings
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.
Mainstream Renewable in violation of noise levels, seeks waiver — request for submissions regarding application
The Alberta Utilities Commission, the independent utilities regulator, will be considering the Oldman 2 wind farm post-construction sound survey at six locations in fulfillment of terms and conditions in Approval U2013-260. [Power Plant Approval U2013-260, Proceeding 2572, Application 1609509, May 15, 2013.] At one of the six locations evaluated for noise levels near the Oldman 2 wind power plant, as required for compliance with Approval U2013-260, receptor C is in excess of the permissible sound levels. The operator of the . . .
Announcements, Hearings, Law, Oklahoma •
Source: Corporation Commission of Oklahoma
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 . . .
Announcements, Hearings, Law, Noise, Vermont •
Source: State of Vt. Public Service Board
An investigation is hereby instituted to consider the development of sound standards applicable to facilities constructed pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §§ 248 and 219a. A prehearing conference will be held, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 10(c), before the Board Members, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at 1:30 P.M., at the Pavilion Auditorium, located at 109 State Street, in Montpelier, Vermont. All participants shall be prepared to address questions of investigation goals, format, scheduling and intervention at that time.
Australia, Events, Health, Hearings, Law, Noise •
Source: Australia National Health and Medical Research Council
On Tuesday 7 June [Monday, June 6, 6:45 p.m. EDT] 2011 the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is conducting a scientific forum on the possible health effects of wind turbines.The forum will provide an opportunity for NHMRC to hear the latest international scientific evidence and to engage with stakeholders over the range of issues for which there is public concern. The morning session will be streamed live via the NHMRC website from 8.45 a.m. until midday [EDT 6:45to . . .
What: Oregon Public Health officials are hosting three listening sessions to learn about people’s experiences and health concerns related to wind farms near their communities. Who: These meetings are open to the public. People with concerns about the potential health impacts of wind farms are encouraged to attend. Where and When: La Grande: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Eastern Oregon University, Hoke Union Building, One University Blvd., third floor. For directions, call 541-962-3704 or visit www.eou.edu/campus_maps/driving_directions.html Pendleton: Thursday, . . .
Aesthetics, Environment, Hearings, Vermont, Wildlife •
Source: Craftsbury Conservation Commission
Join us on Facebook – Craftsbury Conservation Commission On September 23rd, at the Lowell Grade School (route 100) in Lowell, Vermont, there is a critical Public Service Board hearing that could decide the fate of the Lowell Mountains. Speak out! “No, we will not allow the lure of tax incentives to destroy or mountain tops!” But soon it will be too late. Vermonters have fought long and hard to prohibit bill boards and keep suburban sprawl at bay. Vermonters have . . .
Action alerts, California, Comments, Environment, Hearings, Law, Wildlife •
Source: Alameda County Community Development Agency
Notice of Preparation (Notice) of a Program Environmental Impact Report for the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) revisions to Conditional Use Permits (CUPs) for repowering and continued maintenance and operation of wind turbines in Alameda County: SUMMARY: The County of Alameda (County) is issuing this Notice to advise other agencies and the public that the County will be preparing a Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area revised conditional use permits (CUPs)(proposed project) within . . .