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.
Environment, Newsletters, Vermont, Wildlife •
Source: Vermonters for a Clean Environment
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 . . .
Australia, Campaigns, Newsletters •
Source: Residents Against Jupiter Wind Turbines
A good example of a community campaign newsletter (click here to download PDF):
Depuis 2001 les dirigeants politiques de la France se sont drapés dans la vertu de l’écologie qu’ils ont asservie à des lobbys industriels et à des groupes politiques minoritaires et incompétents. Concernant les énergies renouvelables et l’éolien industriel ils ont trahis leurs électeurs, avec des discours mensongés fondés sur des bases scientifiques erronées. La France est superbe, cela tient à sa situation géographique, à la variété de sa structure géologique, à des espaces naturels protégés et à son passé prestigieux . . .
THE MAINE WOODS: A Publication of the Forest Ecology Network Volume Thirteen Number One, Spring 2013 [click to download PDF] Special issue on proposed East-West superhighway Wind-related contents: 126th Legislative Session – Industrial Wind and E-W Corridor – by Jonathan Carter – page 14 20 Facts about Wind Power – The Facts about Wind Energy Development in Maine – by Friends of Maine’s Mountains – page 20 How Much CO₂ Can Be Avoided by 1000 Maine Wind Turbines? – by . . .