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Alerts and Events: Environment
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INDUSTRIALIZATION DETAILS 1,000 or more wind turbines. 800- to 1,000-foot tall turbines, taller than any building in Boston. 12.9 miles from RI and 8.2 from MA. 1,400 square miles of ocean, 1.5 times the size of RI, will be industrialized. Pile driving into the seabed, heavy diesel vessel traffic, sediment plumes, and detonations of ordinances will harm whales, kill plankton, and reduce fishery stocks. CLIMATE CHANGE “No measurable influence on climate change” will result from these projects, according to the . . .
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OUTRAGED RURAL COMMUNITY ACCUSES Semi State COILLTE of GOLIATH v DAVID–style BULLYING TACTICS Local community group, WIND AWARE DROMAHAIR, claims that Coillte representatives assured them in 2018 that their proposed Croagh Windfarm, of GIANT wind turbines, would be fully compliant with the new, albeit still draft, Planning Guidelines. It now transpires that their application to Leitrim and Sligo County Councils is based on the 2006 Guidelines, described some years ago by former Environment Minister Denis Naughten as “manifestly unfit for . . .
Contents (issue 36): State lawmakers in the Ohio Senate urged to allow SB 234 wind farm referendum Seneca Anti-Wind Union Investigates, Episode 3 – “Property Destruction, Forgery, and Trespassing; The Abuse of Host Community Citizens” (video link) Wind Turbine Blades Can’t Be Recycled, So They’re Piling Up in Landfills (Bloomberg News link) Download PDF: “Windbreaker, issue 36”
Published in Australia in October 2018 by Spinifex Press, Berni Janssen’s powerful expression of the traumas wrought by industrial wind turbines on the land, its life, and human neighbors is now more widely available: in April via IPG and in June at Amazon. Reviews have been glowing. Janssen uses a variety of forms that convey the many voices she presents. She masterfully weaves life and politics and nature in all its complexities. This book, its poetic language, its emotional intensity, . . .
[Wind turbines: chronicle of a shipwreck foretold] Le grand plan de développement de l’énergie éolienne en France va-t-il tourner au naufrage ? Tout semble l’annoncer. Des doutes de plus en plus forts et justifiés entourent ce choix énergétique qui répond essentiellement à des considérations politiques. Dans toutes les régions de France se manifeste une opposition croissante de la part des riverains contre les éoliennes qui menacent leur environnement et leur santé, mais aussi des Français en général, révoltés par le saccage . . .