Alerts and Events: Newsletters
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.
Contents (issue 36): State lawmakers in the Ohio Senate urged to allow SB 234 wind farm referendum Seneca Anti-Wind Union Investigates, Episode 3 – “Property Destruction, Forgery, and Trespassing; The Abuse of Host Community Citizens” (video link) Wind Turbine Blades Can’t Be Recycled, So They’re Piling Up in Landfills (Bloomberg News link) Download PDF: “Windbreaker, issue 36”
View at: campaign-archive.com Contents: Getting Serious about CO₂: Part II (click here for Part I) Citizen Intervenors Put Goals of Regional Utilities on Hot Seat Where Do Midwest States Currently Stand in Terms of CO₂ Reduction? What Measures Can Achieve 1.8% Per Year Reduction in Energy Use? How Does $4.26 per Month for Accelerated Energy Efficiency Compare to Spending $11.62 per Month for New Power Plants and Transmission Expansion? Set Your Own Household Standards. Inform Your Wisconsin Lawmakers About Your . . .
Wind energy development on United States Forest Service land in Readsboro and Searsburg is mountaintop quarrying. The Green Mountain National Forest got a new superhighway for trucks carrying loads of more than 200,000 pounds to elevations above 3000 feet. The bears got a new bridge. Click here to download VCE’s 2017 End of Year Report.
Welcome to purdah! That’s the term politicos use for the run-up to an election when parliament shuts up shop, and government dissolves into party-political electioneering. When SAS had its much-postponed meeting with the Scottish Energy Minister last week, Mr Ewing was relishing his purdah. Officially let off his policy-making duties, with the bonus of a likely hung parliament at Westminster. After all, who knows what motley crew will form a coalition, or pull the strings in a minority government? Or . . .
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To all our fantastic SAS supporters: Happy Xmas! from the team at SAS. Dear Supporters, With Xmas upon us once more, we bring you a round up of all the latest news to hit the headlines over the past six weeks, including our visit to the SNP conference, the Smith Commission outcome, and the new, emerging picture of the world energy markets. Our thanks to Iain Green for his wonderful Xmas cartoons, and also to a few very special individuals . . .
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