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Author: US Wind
The below table provides a preliminary list of chemical products to be used on the Project (if stored volume exceeds United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Reportable Quantities); the volume stored on location; their treatment, discharge, or disposal method and location; and any other necessary permit(s) pertaining to these chemical products. It is not anticipated that any additional permits will be required. The list below is preliminary and will be updated in the Facility Design Report and Facility Installation Report.* . . .More »
Author: Stevenson, David
This comparison of actual regional grid carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions between 2019 and 2021 shows increased use of wind and solar did not reduce emissions. Wind and solar electric generation are actually poor technologies no one would use without permanent government mandates and massive subsidies and taxes that are adding $1 billion a year in power cost. They are also unreliable, non-recyclable, have negative environmental impacts , have shorter productive life spans than alternative power sources, and take up a . . .More »
Author: Stevenson, David
The nearly decade-old Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) was always meant to be a model for a national program to reduce power plant carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) explicitly cited it in this fashion in its now-stayed Clean Power Plan. Although the RGGI is often called a “cap and trade” program, its effect is the same as a direct tax or fee on emissions because RGGI allowance costs are passed on from electric generators to distribution . . .More »
Author: Pylant, Cortney; et al.
Abstract: An unanticipated impact of wind-energy development has been large-scale mortality of insectivorous bats. In eastern North America, where mortality rates are among the highest in the world, the hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) and the eastern red bat (L. borealis) comprise the majority of turbine-associated bat mortality. Both species are migratory tree bats with widespread distributions; however, little is known regarding the geographic origins of bats killed at wind-energy facilities or the diversity and population structure of affected species. We addressed . . .More »