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Resource Documents: Wisconsin (72 items)
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Author: Amstadt, James; Kuehne, Carl; Meyer, Tom; Schwalbach, Glen
Executive Summary In 2009, Wisconsin Act 40 directed the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (Commission or PSC) to appoint a Wind Siting Council (Council or WSC) to provide advice to the PSC during the rule- making process for the siting of wind turbines. Act 40 also requires that Council to submit a report to the Legislature every 5 years to provide updated information about health research and regulatory developments, as well as to provide recommendations for legislation if needed. Act . . .More »
Author: Lasee, Frank
This bill states that, in an action for damages caused by a wind energy system, the prevailing plaintiff may recover damages for his or her physical and emotional harm, compensation for loss of property value and for expenses incurred by the injured person if he or she moves as a result of harms caused by a wind energy system, and other damages. The bill allows a prevailing plaintiff to recover reasonable attorney fees. Under the bill, if a wind energy . . .More »
Author: Schomer, Paul
Would you please state your name and address? My name is Paul D. Schomer. My business address is 2117 Robert Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61821. Have you previously provided testimony in this proceeding? Yes. I evaluated the Highland application for noise level exceedances and testified on the probable adverse impacts to the health and safety of the Town of Forest residents. I also participated in the Shirley Wind infrasound study conducted in December 2012 to evaluate the cause of adverse health . . .More »
Author: Schomer, Paul
The Town of Forest requested that we respond to the Supplemental Environmental Assessment’s conclusion of “no significant impact” to the environment based upon the recent Shirley Wind Farm study. It is my opinion that the Shirley Wind Study does show the need for an Environmental Impact Statement for the reasons outlined below … In summary, the Shirley study added considerably to the knowledge base of why some people leave their homes when mega wind turbines are built nearby and requires an . . .More »