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Resource Documents: Ohio (12 items)
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Author: Thompson, Gene
[Editor’s note: The doctrine of correlative rights limits use of a common groundwater source to a share in proportion to the landowner’s property above it. Many states apply the doctrine to oil and gas fields as well. Gene Thompson argues here that it should also be applied to the extraction of wind power.] Producing energy for everyday use has been a necessity for a long time. Oil Exploration and Production companies (E&Ps) have been at it for over 150 years. . . .More »
Author: Apex Clean Energy
Owner is the owner of that certain tract of real property located in Van Wert County, Ohio … 1. Setback Waiver. 1.1 To the extent that any applicable law, ordinance, regulation or permit establishes, or has established, minimum setbacks from the exterior boundaries of the Property (or any structures thereon) for Windpower Facilities constructed on Wind Farm Property, Owner hereby waives any and all such setback requirements (the “Setback Waiver”); provided however, Grantee agrees not to construct a Wind Turbine within . . .More »
Author: Logan Co., Ohio, County Commissioners
WHEREAS, … the Logan County Commissioners have reviewed the application, and different portions of the application are incomplete or inadequate; and, … WHEREAS, the wind developer has created confusion and given misinformation to the press through statements and advertisements causing misunderstanding with the public; and, … WHEREAS, if the only feasible way this project can go forward is through a tax exemption and payment in lieu of taxes, as the wind developer claims, then something is wrong with the State tax law. . . .More »
Author: Residents of Ohio
Sorry, this post has been removed, to be published later. The undersigned residents of Ohio communities affected or threatened with industrial wind development wish to bring to your attention the untenable situation we face due to the failure of the Ohio Power Siting Board (“OPSB”) to protect the public interest. We assert that the OPSB has not adopted rules that adequately and faithfully implement the requirements of siting statutes. Moreover, it has acted in ways that contribute to public confusion . . .More »