Alerts and Events: Petitions
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.
Aesthetics, Environment, Petitions, Scotland •
Source: Friends of the Great Glen
Go to the Petition: www.scottish.parliament.uk/GettingInvolved/Petitions/PE01564 Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to take steps to designate the Loch Ness and Great Glen as a National Scenic Area; to recommend a priority application is made to UNESCO for the area to be afforded World Heritage protection; and to take appropriate steps to discourage further wind turbine developments and support the restoration of sites damaged by wind turbines. Introduction Wind farms have a part in renewable energy developments . . .
Aesthetics, Impacts, Northern Ireland, Petitions •
Source: Windwatch: West Tyrone Against Wind Turbines
To: Jane Curley, Northern Ireland Strategic Planning Office Belfast: Refuse planning on West Tyrone Windfarms Proposed Wind Farm at Slievard Mountain, Omagh (Planning Ref: K/2013/0102/F) Proposed Wind Farm Alteration and Extension at Bessy Bell, Omagh (Planning Ref: J/2013/0080/F) Proposed Wind Farm at Lisnaharney Road, Omagh (Planning Ref: K/2013/0181/F) We object to these for the following reasons: The planning regulations are outdated in respect to Wind Power. West Tyrone has 49% of Northern Irelands Wind Turbine commitment – we are over-saturated . . .
Make local decisions stay local over wind turbines http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/46269 Responsible department: Department for Communities and Local Government To the House of Commons. The petition of the people declare that they want to see local decisions upheld over wind turbines. The petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons bring in changes to stop planning appeals over-ruling local decisions made by local councillors in the relevant planning authorities and ensures the Government’s localism agenda is pursued in all cases. Planning permission . . .
IP3 is a citizen initiative for the November 2014 ballot. It would simply recognize all hydro-electric power as a renewable energy under the state’s renewable energy portfolio law that requires a certain percentage of a utility’s power comes from renewable energy sources. Here you’ll learn about IP3 or the “Hydro as Renewable Energy” Act. You’ll find out why IP3 makes sense and how you can join with other to put this citizens’ initiative on the November 2014. You can download . . .
Industrial Wind Energy is not green. Turbines can have many negative impacts on a community. It is important to stand up for our rights and stop the industrial development in our rural communities. Petition: https://www.change.org/petitions/stop-wind-energy-in-howard-grant-madison-tipton-and-delaware-counties-stop-industrial-wind-energy-facilities
Action alerts, France, Petitions •
Source: Basse Normandie Environnement, Federation Environnement Durable, and European Platform Against Windfarms
NON aux éoliennes offshore devant les plages du débarquement — NO to wind turbines off the D-Day beaches
www.thepetitionsite.com/2/no-to-windfarms-off-the-d-day-beaches/ Target: President François Hollande, UNESCO, Prefect of Lower Normandy, Allied and European Ambassadors, Allied Veterans Associations Sponsored by: Basse Normandie Environnement (BNE) – Federation Environnement Durable (FED) – European Platform Against Windfarms (EPAW) Le 6 juin 1944, la plus grande Armada de tous les temps avec 6939 navires. 150 000 combattants des forces alliées s’engageaient dans les opérations Neptune et Overlord afin de débarquer sur les côtes normandes et d’établir une tête de pont. Arromanches, appelé Port Winston, clé . . .
Every March 10,000-15,000 Tundra Swans migrate from the eastern USA seaboard to the Arctic tundra of Canada and Alaska. On their epic 6,500-kilometer migration the swans stop to rest and feed on the Thedford Bog and environs near Grand Bend on Lake Huron. The Thedford Bog area is a unique habitat ideally suited specifically for the migrating Tundra Swans, with its wide expanse of flat fields that feature large areas of ice, water and snow in March, providing safety and . . .