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Small Vermont Town Stands Tall Against Wind Developer by a Vote of 274 – 9 Against.

Bruce Parker — Vermont Watchdog — October 2, 2015 In a stinging rebuke of Vermont’s most prominent wind developer, Irasburg residents packed Town Hall Thursday night and voted 274-9 against hosting giant wind turbines on a nearby ridgeline in sight of local neighborhoods. At a special meeting called by the Irasburg Selecboard, hundreds of people […]

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Ramsele, Sweden Residents Hold Protest March Against Wind Turbines

Ramsele, Sweden (Population roughly 950) held a demonstration against wind turbines on February 14, 2015.    Well done to get this size of a crowd out in such a small little town.  It says a lot.  Tip of the hat to C. Berg for this video. Click here to view the video posted on FB  (There is […]

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4th Generation Farmer Makes Rational Argument Against Wind Turbines

Randy Williams — Rock River Times — April 22, 2014 This letter is intended to share some of the thoughts of a fourth-generation Boone County farmer in regards to the intention of the County to allow, and some neighbors to promote, wind turbines to be built in Northern Boone County. It is important to recognize […]

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Ontario Federation of Agriculture Tables Motions Against Wind Turbines and their Impacts

Thanks to Bill Palmer for this bit from the OFA website. From the OFA Website, list of resolutions for this year’s annual meeting. These are to be voted on tomorrow morning, according to the schedule. Have to wait to see how they turn out. Lambton Wind Turbine Standing WHEREAS wind energy has been a very […]

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Maine rural residents lose battle to be treated as equal citizens by pro-wind government

Naomi Schalit and John Christie — Pine Tree Watchdog — June 19, 2013 “I feel like a citizen who is seen to be of less value than my neighbors,” said Karen Bessey Pease, after Maine Senate Democrats Wednesday sidelined an effort to give her and other residents of the state’s most rural areas a say […]

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Ontario court allows lawsuits against wind company and landowners … just a matter of time

Canadian Newswire — April 23, 2013 Court Accepts 22% to 50% Loss of Property Values is Occurring Today; Court and Wind Company also Acknowledge Health and Noise Issues in Context of Motion TORONTO, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ – In a decision released late yesterday, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has determined that while residents […]

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City of Kawartha Lakes council sends strong message against wind turbine project

Mary Riley — MyKawartha.com — February 5, 2013 Council to send strong message against wind turbine project Several members of Manvers Wind Concerns show up at City Hall to oppose wind turbine project (KAWARTHA LAKES) They were on their feet applauding when it was over. City of Kawartha Lakes council voted 15-2 in support of […]

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Developers of wind farms run a race against calendar

Matthew L. Wald — New York Times News — December 27, 2012 WASHINGTON — Forget about parties, resolutions or watching the ball drop. To Iberdrola Renewables, New Year’s Eve will mean checking on last-minute details like the data connections between 169 new wind turbines in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and California and its control center in […]

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WTO confirms ruling against Ontario green energy program

Richard Blackwell — Globe and Mail — December 19, 2012 The World Trade Organization has released its formal ruling on Ontario’s green energy program, and as expected it says the local-content rules in the initiative break international trade rules. Japan and the European Union had complained to the WTO about Ontario’s rules that force companies […]

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UK group seeks to unite all of Britain anti-wind groups into one cohesive and strong entity (something we should do in Ontario)

Together Against the Wind The Mission – to ensure that wind farms and wind turbines cannot be imposed on communities that don’t want them.  The sole purpose of “Together Against Wind”  is to provide an effective link between the Houses of Parliament and both individuals and Groups campaigning against the proliferation of wind turbines across […]

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Clearview — Staff Report Comes out against Turbines

Brad Holden — The Creemore Echo — August 2, 2012 On the eve of wpd Canada’s second public meeting regarding its proposed Fairview Wind Farm (which unfortunately took place after the Echo went to press), Clearview Township’s planning department released itslong-awaited report on the subject, boldly recommending that Council take a stand against the project. The […]

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From the UK — Another victory against wind farms

Wisbech Standard — June 27, 2012 Villagers celebrating after wind turbine plan turned down by councillors WHOOPS of joy, shouts and rapturous applause greeted a council decision to turn down plans for a wind farm at Tydd St Giles this afternoon. The council chamber at Fenland Hall was packed for the planning committee meeting, with […]

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