Alerts and Events: Press releases
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.
La saline royale d’Arc-et-Senans est une ancienne saline industrielle de sel gemme du XVIIIe siècle construite à Arc-et-Senans dans le Doubs en Franche-Comté. Elle est menacée par un projet d’éoliennes éantes parfaitement visibles de ce site historique protégé. L’association “Le Vent Tourne” dénonce depuis juin 2014 ce projet d’installation d’éoliennes géantes en vallée de la Loue sur le territoire des communes de Byans sur Doubs et Lombard. Elle considère que ce projet, initié par un bureau d’études local, partenaire de . . .
Announcements, Campaigns, Ireland, Meetings, Press releases •
Source: Wind Aware Ireland
Wind Aware Ireland will launch their new campaign and website on April 10th, 2014 from 10am at Buswells’ Hotel, Molesworth St., Dublin 2. We aim to hold policy makers to account to ensure that they act on evidence. We will provide a counter balance to business influence on the political process. Wind Aware Ireland are bringing together a group of experts and formidable presenters to urge reform of the Irish government’s unsustainable wind energy policies. Our objective is to ensure . . .
The Waubra Foundation CEO, Sarah Laurie, stands by the accuracy of confidential information submitted by the Foundation to the 2012 Federal Senate Inquiry. The information related to the numbers and locations of rural residents forced to permanently or temporarily abandon their homes in Australia because of the adverse health effects they experienced from exposure to operating wind turbines. This information was provided in confidence to the CEO, on the condition that it not be made publicly available by her, and . . .
Action alerts, Environment, New York, Ontario, Press releases, Wildlife •
Source: North American Platform Against Windpower and Great Lakes Wind Truth
Offshore Alert! Leedco’s First Fresh Water Lake Energy Scam energizes international watchdog agencies: More resolve that the Great Lakes are NOT doomed to become another “green energy basket case” “WHOSE MONEY IS BEING SPENT ON A PROJECT THAT HAS NOT EVEN BEEN APPROVED, AND WHY IS DRILLING OF THE LAKE BOTTOM BEING PERMITTED AT THIS STAGE?” —Suzanne Albright, Great Lakes Wind Truth Plans are underway by Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and Freshwater Wind, LLC to construct five massive . . .
Opens Friday, February 3rd, 2012, at New York’s Quad Cinema and other cities nationally as well as on select VOD platforms Wind power: it’s clean; it’s green; it’s good. Or is it? Wind power … it’s sustainable … it burns no fossil fuels … it produces no air pollution. What’s more, it cuts down dependency on foreign oil. That’s what the residents of Meredith, New York, first thought when a wind developer looked to supplement the rural farm town’s . . .
Announcements, Australia, Campaigns, Impacts, Meetings, Press releases •
Source: Eastern Mount Lofty Ranges Landscape Guardians and Stop Keyneton Wind Farm
There is a new organisation of concerned residents and landowners from the Keyneton, Eden Valley and Cambrai districts of South Australia. This group has been formed in response to a 57 turbine wind “farm” planned for the area. We have formed The Eastern Mount Lofty Ranges Landscape Guardians whose primary task is to ensure that all those that will be affected by the Keyneton and Eden Valley wind “farm” will have the full picture of the personal and environmental consequences. . . .
Fundraisers, Health, Law, Ontario, Press releases •
Source: Chatham-Kent Wind Actiion
The international wind industry will face one of its biggest challenges beginning on February 1, 2011. Canada will be at the centre of a legal battle of global proportions. In response to a recent approval of an industrial wind development, an appeal has been submitted to a Tribunal (ERT). The appeal is based chiefly on the issue of serious harm to human health from noise and low-frequency sound. The appeal raises other issues such as the government’s apparently admitted inability . . .