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Resource Documents: Pennsylvania (19 items)


Unless indicated otherwise, documents presented here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch. These resource documents are shared here to assist anyone wishing to research the issue of industrial wind power and the impacts of its development. The information should be evaluated by each reader to come to their own conclusions about the many areas of debate. • The copyrights reside with the sources indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations.

Date added:  May 12, 2020
Law, Noise, Pennsylvania, SitingPrint storyE-mail story

Malitsch and Mangold v. Penn Forest Township Zoning Hearing Board

Author:  Court of Common Pleas, Carbon County, Pa., Civil Division

28. Atlantic Wind has failed to produce sufficient evidence and failed to sustain its burden to show that the proposed Wind Turbine project will comply with section 402.A.54.p of the Zoning Ordinance. 29. As Atlantic Wind has failed to meet its burden of proof and persuasion regarding the specific requirements of the Zoning Ordinance for wind turbines, no presumption has arisen that Atlantic Wind’s proposed use is consistent with the health, safety and general welfare of the community. 30. Although . . .

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Date added:  June 24, 2014
Ordinances, PennsylvaniaPrint storyE-mail story

Wind turbine generators ordinance, Granville, Pennsylvania

Author:  Granville (Pa.) Township Supervisors

I. Findings – The Granville Township Supervisors make the following findings with respect to the construction, operation and maintenance of Wind Turbine Generators: A. The construction, maintenance and operation of Wind Turbine Generators which fail to comply with all criteria and regulations set forth in this ordinance, present tangible and immediate dangers to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and aesthetic values of the environment of the Township of Granville. B. The construction, maintenance and operation of Wind Turbine . . .

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Date added:  October 20, 2013
Environment, General, Health, Noise, Pennsylvania, Tourism, WildlifePrint storyE-mail story

Big changes for Big Valley?

Author:  Jackson, Laura

Big changes are literally looming on the horizon for Big Valley. Not just Big Valley, but many other areas of Mifflin County will see some big changes on the top of Jacks and Stone Mountains if industrial wind projects are built. Jacks Mountain is targeted for two industrial wind projects. Volkswind and E.ON, two German companies, plan to construct industrial power plants on top of Jacks Mountain. E.ON is also testing wind speeds on Stone Mountain. The test tower on . . .

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Tetratech/Delaney Construction photos

Author:  Tetratech Construction

Altona, NY Bellmont, NY Cohocton, NY access roads, access road entrances, turbine erection areas, crane pads, staging areas, compacted crane paths, drainage improvements, foundation excavation and backfill, erosion and sedimentation control, dust control, and site restoration Falmouth, MA Fire Island, AK Hardscrabble, NY 34.5kV to 115kV Substation 115kV Switchyard High Sheldon, NY Howard, NY 10 miles of access roads 10 miles of collection lines Lameque, NB Roads and collection systems have to travel through sensative areas such as wetlands and . . .

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