Alerts and Events: Economics
These postings are provided to help publicize 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.
Economics, Iowa, Law, Publications •
Source: Coalition for Rural Property Rights
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Announcements, Economics, Environment, Law, Northern Ireland •
Source: Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland
The Department of the Environment has launched ‘Calls for Evidence’ to help inform the scope of forthcoming reviews of strategic planning policy for Development in the Countryside and strategic planning policy for Renewable Energy development. It is anticipated that the evidence received will improve the Department’s understanding of the operation and impact of the existing policy approaches as set out in the Strategic Planning Policy Statement and provide up-to-date evidence on the social, environmental and economic impacts of both strategic . . .
Aesthetics, Announcements, Economics, Maine, Publications •
Source: Meryl L. Moss Media Relations
Buy at Amazon. Some of America’s most corrupt politicians can be found in the windswept wilds of Maine. The Pine Tree State rates next-to-last in citizens’ trust of their legislators according to the Gallup Poll (April 4, 2014), and the Center for Public Integrity gives the state an F for corruption. Maine politicians appropriate taxpayer funds for their own companies, while governors pass legislation for huge energy projects which they then create companies to run. And energy companies write laws . . .
Action alerts, Campaigns, Economics, Emissions, Environment, Health, Letters, U.S., Vermont •
Source: Vermonters for a Clean Environment
Dear Senators Leahy and Sanders and Congressman Welch: We, the undersigned, join many thousands of U.S. taxpayers and ratepayers nationwide in urging you and your colleagues to eliminate the 22-year old wind production tax credit (PTC). You should know by now that development of wind power in the United States does not reduce our need to maintain and build reliable generation, nor does it add materially to employment in our country. The small amount of energy it generates is intermittent, . . .
Economics, Emissions, Environment, Health, Law, Wildlife •
Source: Senate of Australia
Senators Leyonhjelm, Madigan, Day, Xenophon and Back: To move on the next day of sitting— (1) That a select committee, to be known as the Select Committee on Wind Turbines be established to inquire into and report on the application of regulatory governance and economic impact of wind turbines by 24 June 2015, with particular reference to: (a) the effect on household power prices, particularly households which receive no benefit from rooftop solar panels, and the merits of consumer subsidies . . .
Advertisements, Aesthetics, Economics, Energy, Maine, Radio •
Source: Saving Maine
“Goodbye, Saddleback Mountain” “Poor Wind vs. Tax Breaks” “Power Exporter”
Ladies & Gentlemen: I’m now sending the following note to various senators. If any of you find it useful, feel free to use it in whole or part with or without attribution. When contacting senators’ offices, please don’t forget their in-state offices. You can find telephone and fax numbers on members’ web sites. Glenn Schleede April 2, 2014 How much will Senator Grassley’s plan to extend the Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) add to the national debt we are passing . . .