[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Get weekly updates

when your community is targeted


RSS feeds and more

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate via Paypal

Donate via Stripe

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links


Press Releases


Campaign Material

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

News Watch Home

Wind turbines affect city, too 

Credit:  The Paper of Montgomery County | March 7, 2018 | thepaper24-7.com ~~

Wind Turbines? I live in the city. It does not affect me.”

That is what we hear a lot these days when it comes to the Industrial Wind Turbines. Well, maybe it will not be in your back yard, but it does affect you. It affects all citizens of Montgomery County.

There appears to be the appeal of possible new tax revenues for the county, but there are many concerns about loss of revenues. If ten percent of the rural residents move out and leave the county because of health and safety concerns, how does that affect tax revenues? Would there be a corresponding decline in school enrollment, and an associated decline in school revenues? What affect would this population decline have on local businesses?

The Industrial Wind Farm companies are very dependent on federal production tax credits, which come from our tax dollars. How would the wind farms be affected if in the next five years these tax credits go away? That is a possibility. Would the wind companies go bankrupt? Would the turbines cease operations for lack of maintenance? How would the cost of decommissioning these industrial wind turbines affect the participating landowners and the county?

The No Wind Farms group in Montgomery County is working to protect the county and its citizens. There is a lot of information available addressing these concerns.

Above all, the health and safety of Montgomery County residents should not be compromised.

Bill Milam,

Montgomery County

Source:  The Paper of Montgomery County | March 7, 2018 | thepaper24-7.com

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

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher 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. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
   Donate via Paypal
(via Paypal)
Donate via Stripe
(via Stripe)


e-mail X FB LI TG TG Share

News Watch Home

Get the Facts
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.


Wind Watch on X Wind Watch on Facebook

Wind Watch on Linked In Wind Watch on Mastodon