[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Rethink wind power  

Credit:  www.gazettetimes.com 3 April 2011 ~~

The U.S. Department of Energy projects that wind will generate less than 1% of electric production needs by 2030. Wind facilities compromise our environment, health, wildlife and economy, and Oregonians are paying the astronomical price for wind projects while the energy goes out of state.

Wind developer hype is being challenged as the truth is exposed. Not only is wind power highly subsidized, but additional CO2 emissions are being generated as backup power plants are put into spinning reserve when the wind is blowing. The very few long-term jobs cost taxpayers millions per job. Plus, for every green job, 2.2 regular jobs are lost.

The Friends of the Grande Ronde Valley has started a campaign called the Conserve 3 percent Energy Challenge. By conserving just 3 percent of our electric energy, we can eliminate the need for wind power production and its damaging effects.

Pamela Wilkinson

Education Chairwoman

Friends of the Grande Ronde Valley, La Grande (March 31)

Source:  www.gazettetimes.com 3 April 2011

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter