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Andrew Stuttaford — National Review — October 18, 2014 With the right of the Tory party mutinous, and clear signs that the Conservatives’ support in their rural hinterland is drifting away, the decision by David Cameron to fire environment minister Owen Paterson, a leading figure on the Conservative right who also appeared to “get “ […]
Joan M. Lagerman — FDL Reporter — October 18, 2014 Bill Lueder’s Oct. 13 Money & Politics column in The Reporter — Wisconsin Lags on Renewable Energy — focuses on the progress of renewable energy projects in our state. He discusses solar and wind project development. The author quotes Matt Neumann, president of the Wisconsin […]
Australia: Green City Residents Use “Nimby” Secure in the Knowledge They Will Never Live Near a Turbine
Letter to the Editor — Goulburn Post (AU) — October 19, 2014 I AM writing regarding Jupiter wind farm, proposed for the area surrounding Tarago. The proposed development would consist of up to 110 wind turbines each 170 meters or 50 stories tall. The developer is EPYC a company which I understand is over 80 […]
Vermont Company Fined for Turbines Violating Noise Limits — State Board Member Says it Should Have Been More
Burlington Free Press (Vermont) — October 17, 2014 The state Public Service Board this week fined Green Mountain Power Corp. $1,000 for violating noise limits with its Lowell Mountain wind project. The penalty for the violations could have been up to $100,000. The board said Green Mountain Power’s agreement to conduct a year of continued […]
Mark Whitworth — Energize Vermont — October 18, 2014 Big Wind has a big public relations problem. A new WCAX poll shows public support for wind plummeting from 66 percent in 2013 to 50 percent now. Wind developers may search for clues about this reversal of fortune in a UVM honors undergraduate thesis written by […]
Thanks to Ontario Wind Resistance for the heads up to this video and program.
Dear friends, Please find attached a media release that we would appreciate having wide circulation. pdf file : media release v 4 plympton wyoming Word Document file: media release v 4 plympton wyoming The implications of the Plympton Wyoming bylaw designed to address and mitigate ILFN, combined with the “Human Health Hazard” status declaration re the […]
(Editors Note: So much for Wynne’s continued lies about more community input into these projects. Now that they’ve won a majority, they will just run roughshod over all rural communities — DQ) Chris Halliday — Orangeville Banner — October 15, 2014 Opponents to the wind farm raise concerns about project’s proximity to the Luther Marsh […]
Consensus is central to politics but irrelevant to science where logic and data prevail. A simple internet search of “97% of scientists” finds a dozen articles that prove the oft-quoted claim is an urban myth. Ed Berry — The Missoulian — September 2014 The primary source of this hoax comes from a report by John […]
Phil Higham, Lanreath Western Morning News — October 15, 2014 Phil Goodwin’s article “Living near wind turbines may be risk to hearing” (of October 6) refers to a small but convincing study by scientists from Munich University published by the Royal Society. He reports: “The study found that the physical composition of the inner ear […]
Edgar County Watchdog — October 14, 2014 BROWN CO., WI. (ECWd) – Tonight, October 14, 2014, the Brown County Board of Health voted to declare the Shirley Wind [Farm] a Human Health Hazard. The decision was based on a report of a year-long study conducted by the Enz family with some help from an Illinois […]
Wind Farms Face Nuclear Attack John Miner — London Free Press — October 13, 2014 I’m green and you’re not. The battle to be embraced as the best environmental choice for Ontario’s electricity supply is getting down and dirty. Fed up with the wind farm sector enjoying what it considers an undeserved reputation as a pristine […]
Climate Scientists losing confidence as four-deviations-above-average figures bust climate models Lewis Page — The A Register — October 9, 2014 Climate scientists have confessed they are baffled – yet again – by another all-time record area of sea covered by ice around the Antarctic coasts. “What we’re learning is, we have more to learn,” said […]