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    posted:  November 2, 2016
    Economics, Iowa, Law, PublicationsPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Coalition for Rural Property Rights

    Advice on signing a wind turbine contract

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    posted:  June 10, 2016
    Law, Poland, Press releases, SetbacksPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  stopwiatrakom.eu

    Polish Parliament adopts mandatory setback – 10 times turbine height – for industrial wind turbines

    On 9 June Polish Senate approved the bill providing for mandatory setbacks of new wind farm developments from residential housing, which had already been passed by the Lower House several weeks ago. To become law, the legislation must now be signed by Polish President Andrzej Duda and officially published. The law is expected to come into effect as from 1 July 2016. This new regulation affects rural communities in a number of important ways: future wind farms may be sited . . .

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    posted:  March 19, 2016
    Alberta, Hearings, Law, NoisePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Alberta Utilities Commission

    Mainstream Renewable in violation of noise levels, seeks waiver — request for submissions regarding application

    The Alberta Utilities Commission, the independent utilities regulator, will be considering the Oldman 2 wind farm post-construction sound survey at six locations in fulfillment of terms and conditions in Approval U2013-260. [Power Plant Approval U2013-260, Proceeding 2572, Application 1609509, May 15, 2013.] At one of the six locations evaluated for noise levels near the Oldman 2 wind power plant, as required for compliance with Approval U2013-260, receptor C is in excess of the permissible sound levels. The operator of the . . .

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    posted:  March 9, 2016
    Announcements, Economics, Environment, Law, Northern IrelandPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland

    Call for Evidence: Countryside and Renewable Energy Development

    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 . . .

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    posted:  November 18, 2014
    Economics, Emissions, Environment, Health, Law, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Senate of Australia

    Motion to establish Select Committee on Wind Turbines

    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 . . .

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    posted:  August 9, 2014
    Announcements, Hearings, Law, OklahomaPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Corporation Commission of Oklahoma

    Inquiry of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to identify and resolve issues related to the development and use of wind energy

    The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (“Commission”) opens this Notice of Inquiry (“NOI”) to identify and examine issues regarding wind energy development in the State of Oklahoma and in consideration of Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman’s letter dated May 19, 2014, requesting that the Commission examine certain aspects of wind energy development. The following items are some, but not necessarily all, matters to be considered: SITING: When siting a wind farm, which, if any, governmental entities are involved with the approval . . .

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    posted:  December 11, 2013
    Announcements, Hearings, Law, Noise, VermontPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  State of Vt. Public Service Board

    Vermont PSB to develop sound standards for wind energy facilities

    An investigation is hereby instituted to consider the development of sound standards applicable to facilities constructed pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §§ 248 and 219a. A prehearing conference will be held, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 10(c), before the Board Members, on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at 1:30 P.M., at the Pavilion Auditorium, located at 109 State Street, in Montpelier, Vermont. All participants shall be prepared to address questions of investigation goals, format, scheduling and intervention at that time.

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