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Oklahoma: Residents File Class Action Lawsuit to Block Wind Developer

(One to keep our eyes on. — DQ) Joe Wertz — State Impact — August 26, 2014 Seven landowners filed a class-action lawsuit this week to prevent wind turbines from being built near their homes in Canadian and Kingfisher counties. In the complaint, (click link below to view), the landowners claim that planned wind farm […]

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UK: Wind Developer ‘mislead public’ over controversial wind farm (What a Surprise)

Developer ‘misled public’ over controversial wind farm off Isle of Wight Campaigners ask Planning Inspectorate to throw out application for Navitus Bay wind farm, which would have up to 194 turbines and be visible from the Jurassic Coast Emily Gosden — Energy Editor, Telegraph (UK) — April 13, 2014 Developers of a massive wind farm […]

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23 Texas Wind Farm Hosts sue over noise and nuisance

The Acoustic Ecology Institute — January 30, 2014 In what may be an unprecedented move, 23 Texans who host wind turbines on their property have filed suit against two different wind farm developers, claiming that companies “carelessly and negligently failed to adequately disclose the true nature and effects that the wind turbines would have on the community, […]

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Wind developer is denied request to eliminate property values guarantee as condition of project

(Wind developer says that guarantee of property values isn’t necessary and that it would set a dangerous precedent.  Makes you laugh, doesn’t it?  — DQ) Tip o’ the hat to Saveour Skylineohio for this article. Ken de la Bastide — Kokomo Tribune — August 19, 2013 The company proposing to build the Prairie Breeze wind farm in […]

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UK — Carefully assess wind turbine developers’ terms

Victoria Lancaster — Farmers Weekly — April 11, 2013 Many turbine developers are seeking sites for wind turbines because of the great returns available from the Feed-In Tariff. Most employ a ‘scattergun’ approach by sending out letters to hundreds of landowners in the hope of finding a few feasible sites and paying the site owner […]

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How do you know when a wind developer is lying? When his lips are moving. Case in point.

From Global Wind Energy — the Human Impact Wind Turbine Battle Erupts Again in Fairhaven, MA Click here to watch video and read article by ABC6 Investigative Reporter Mark Curtis Underneath the giant wind turbines in Fairhaven the whirring sound is unmistakable.   And even in the closest neighborhood, just over one thousand feet away, you can […]

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Wind farm developer’s appeal rejected by Wisconsin Public Service Commission over noise concerns

Thomas Content — The Journal Sentinel — March 1, 2013 The state Public Service Commission on Friday declined to reconsider its denial of a construction permit for a wind farm in northwest Wisconsin. By a 2-to-1 vote, the commission decided not to grant an emergency request filed last week by Emerging Energies, the company seeking to develop […]

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Wisconsin Landowner Regrets Signing on with Wind Developer

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State of Minnesota sues wind energy developer for false and misleading promises

Danielle Killey — Grand Forks Herald — January 25, 2013 ST. PAUL – A wind energy developer broke promises to farmers and left them out thousands of dollars, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson said Friday. Swanson filed a lawsuit against Renewable Energy SD, alleging it misled some customers about its wind energy products and failed […]

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FINALLY! Advertising Standards Authority makes wind developer withdraw leaflet with false information

Auslan Cramb — The Telegraph — November 1, 2012 Developer drops claim wind turbines do not hit house prices A wind farm developer has withdrawn a leaflet claiming wind turbines do not affect house prices following a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority. The move follows an objection from an anti–wind farm campaigner who complained […]

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Nova Scotia — Developer upset by Kings County wind turbine debate

Final public meeting CBC news — June 20, 2012 A wind developer says it’s unfair to reverse a decision to bring wind towers to Kings County. “It’s very frustrating after waiting so long for the opportunity to do projects in the area, for that opportunity to be taken away,” says Dan Roscoe, of Scotian Windfields […]

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