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.
Health, Meetings, Ontario, Press releases •
Source: Society for Wind Vigilance
Picton, Ontario, July 17, 2010 – The First International Symposium on the adverse health effects of industrial wind turbines will be held October 29-31, 2010 in Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. Hosted by The Society for Wind Vigilance and supported by the County Coalition for Safe and Appropriate Green Energy, this groundbreaking two day event will feature prominent expert speakers from the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada who will provide important information relating to health issues reported by . . .
Environment, Ireland, Meetings, Press releases •
Source: Gweebarra Conservation Group
The Gweebarra River Valley and the surrounding townlands in South West Donegal is a unique landscape which supports many protected species and habitats. These include wild deer and salmon, a 500 strong common seal population and several protected bird species like Golden Eagles, Northern Bullfinches, Grouse and Corncrakes. As such the Gweebarra is a Natura 2000 site and an EU Designated Area of Conservation which means it is supposed to be protected by law from developments which would have a . . .
May 6th Rutland Regional Medical Center Event First of Its Kind in the United States Rutland, VT – For the first time ever, an upcoming community wind forum will allow two doctors to publicly discuss the issue of health impacts created by industrial wind turbines. The Rutland Regional Medical Center will be hosting the Community Forum on Wind Energy on Thursday, May 6th, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the CVPS/Leahy Community Health Center. This forum will feature two physician . . .
Energy, Environment, Ontario, Press releases, Protests, Quebec •
Source: Quebec citizen’s movement
Ontario, April 28, 2010 The citizens of Quebec, involved in many different groups to protect their territory, are united in their effort to stop the intrusion of the wind mill industry in our communities without our consent. We are united in denouncing the invasion of that industry and support each other all over the world. We know that the wind mill industry, as developed, is not the solution to reduce our environmental footprint nor to provide us with the energy . . .
Health, Meetings, Noise, Presentations, Press releases, Property values, Vermont •
Source: Lowell Mountain Group
(Lowell, VT) The Lowell Mountain Group is hosting an information meeting on industrial wind turbines on February 18 at the Lowell Graded School, from 7 to 9 pm. This is a rescheduling of the meeting planned for January 28th that was cancelled because of weather. The meeting includes a panel of speakers and the opportunity to ask questions about issues that keep coming up in rural communities where industrial wind projects have been sited or proposed. There will be four . . .
Announcements, Press conferences, Press releases, Vermont •
Source: Energize Vermont
Energize Vermont Launch Press Conference Tuesday Jan. 26 11:45 a.m. Cedar Creek Room, State House, Montpelier Energize Vermont Will Support Community Energy Solutions New Grassroots Group Pushes For Responsible Renewables and Conservation Grassroots activists from around the state will gather at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26 in the State House in Montpelier to announce the formation of Energize Vermont, a new group supporting community energy projects in Vermont. John Liccardi, the President of the Energize Vermont Board of Directors, . . .
The following press statement was issued last evening by the Board of Bureau County, Illinois. The actions of Iberdrola have also prompted some board members to petition the Illinois Attorney General to draft a document similar to the recent New York Wind Energy Code of Conduct. For weeks, the Bureau County Board has attempted to resolve with Iberdrola Renewables the dispute concerning the road repairs necessitated by the construction of the Providence Heights wind farm. Last week, Iberdrola Renewables rejected . . .