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    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.


    posted:  January 26, 2010
    Action alerts, Environment, Law, Noise, Property values, Setbacks, U.K., WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Country Guardian

    National Policy Statement concerning renewable energy

    One of our supporters has brought the following to my attention and it would be good if you could respond with your comments. The Government has published a draft set of National Policy Statements concerned with various large infrastructure projects. Of these, No.3 is concerned with Renewable Energy including onshore wind farms. http://data.energynpsconsultation.decc.gov.uk/documents/npss/EN-3.pdf This section on onshore wind farms includes a number of points which we would consider to be undesirable or plain wrong: There is a section on “proximity . . .

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    posted:  December 27, 2009
    Aesthetics, Economics, Health, Law, Noise, Petitions, Setbacks, U.K.Print storyE-mail story

    Source:  Ian Corkin

    Petition for minimum 2km between wind turbines and dwellings

    UK citizens should have the same right as many in the rest of Europe, and be protected from huge turbines being built adjacent to their properties. We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Introduce a minimum distance of 2km between wind turbines and dwellings. More details Submitted by Ian Corkin – Deadline to sign up by: 23 December 2010 petitions.number10.gov.uk/tubine-distance/

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    posted:  November 10, 2009
    England, Health, Law, Petitions, SetbacksPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Laurence Fleming

    Petition to establish a minimum distance of 2kms between wind farms and places of habitation

    We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to bring English law in line to that in Scotland for a minimum distance of 2kms between wind farms and places of habitation. petitions.number10.gov.uk/stopwindfarms The effects of wind turbines situated closer than 2kms on the health, wellbeing and quality of life are now becoming apparent all over the world. No minimum distances for these developments exist in England. In Scotland a minimum distance of 2kms is in place. Currently developments in England are . . .

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    posted:  October 30, 2009
    Maine, Noise, Property values, Setbacks, VideosPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Tom Olds

    Dixmont Turbines

    Turbines may soon be on Dixmont’s Hills.

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    posted:  October 17, 2009
    Health, Noise, Publications, SetbacksPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  windturbinesyndrome.com

    Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Report on a Natural Experiment

    Nina Pierpont: Wind Turbine Syndrome: A Report on a Natural Experiment (Santa Fe, NM: K-Selected Books, November 2009). windturbinesyndrome.com “This is an extraordinary book. It is personal and passionate, which makes it compelling reading. But it is much more—authoritative, meticulous, and scholarly. … It clearly takes its place as the leading work on the topic.” —Robert Y. McMurtry, MD, FRCS (C), FACS. Former Dean of Medicine and Dentistry at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, . . .

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    posted:  September 17, 2009
    Health, Law, Letters, Ontario, SetbacksPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Wind Concerns Ontario

    Protect Us From Huge Turbines: letter to legislators

    Send to MPPs (click here for email addresses): PROTECT US FROM HUGE TURBINES The provincial government, led by Premier Dalton McGuinty, is about to change the landscape of Ontario forever, by setting and announcing new regulations for wind tubine installations. History shows that Premier Dalton McGuinty and his Ministers of Energy, Mr. Smitherman and the Environment, Mr. Gerretsen have completely ignored and entirely abandoned constituents from far and wide in this province who have been, and continue to be, harmed . . .

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    posted:  August 26, 2009
    Advertisements, Health, Noise, Ontario, Property values, SetbacksPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Preserve Grey Highlands

    Wind company spends $1.75 million to buy out and gag its victims

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