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Ohio: Wind Energy Industry Protests Bird-Kill Fines

Ohio House passes legislation Jim Provance — The Blade — November 22, 2014 COLUMBUS — Ohio’s fledgling wind energy industry is balking at a largely ignored provision of a massive environmental bill overwhelmingly approved in the House this week, arguing it is designed to throw one more wrench into its turbines. The language would allow […]

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Fighting Big Wind in Ohio — It’s the Same as Everywhere Else

Todd Hill — Telegraph Forum — November 7, 2014 “Stop the wind turbines!” “Say no to wind turbines!” “Wind turbines, go away!” Drive around rural Ohio long enough, particularly the parts of the state that are flat and dominated by large, agricultural fields, and you’re bound to see signs voicing these sentiments in the front […]

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Greenwich, Ohio: School Board And Residents Refuse to Give up The Fight Against Wind Turbines — “We’re Awake Now”

South Central school board, officials signed letter opposing project. Joe Centers — Norwalk Reflector — August 31, 2014 The fight is not over. Residents know they have a battle on their hands, but they haven’t given up in their opposition to a windpark in their community. On Monday, the Ohio Power Siting Board approved the […]

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Understanding of the Importance of SB310 Passage by Governor Kasich in Ohio

Intro Letter to Governor Kasich from NAPAW Time out for OHIO renewables targets, and a breather for turbine victims Sherri Lange Ohio’s Governor John Kasich recently made a move on wind.  Not precocious, not inflammatory, though you might think the din from the industry and other uninformed lawmakers says else, but merely a few safe […]

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Article on New Ohio Setback Law Reveals Lots of Problems with the American Wind Industry as a Whole

New Ohio Law Requires Wind Turbines To Be Built Farther From Homes Science 2.0 — June 17, 2014 Wind energy advocates were pressing Ohio Governor John Kasich to use his line-item veto to remove what they called an anti-wind-energy provision from a tax-cutting budget bill – a requirement that new installations be built further away […]

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Ohio residents angry over destruction of State’s natural beauty by wind turbines

Logan County residents voice displeasure over proposed wind turbines Craig Kelly —  Lima Ohion.com — March 29, 2014 RUSSELLS POINT — A large crowd of concerned residents gathered Saturday at the Indian Lake Community Church hall in Russells Point to attend a meeting outlining the negative impact of wind turbines set to be installed in […]

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Wind farm endorsement blows past facts

Tip of the hat to our reader, Jerry, for this article. Joan Null, Larry Long, Glenn R. Schleede, Tom Stacy — Journal Gazette — October 2013 Heavily subsidized Ohio farm unlikely ever to be self-sufficient We are very concerned that the article about the Blue Creek Wind Farm, “Winds of change blow across Ohio” (Oct. […]

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Wind turbine blades being hauled through the small town of Urbana, OH

Watch this all the way through to see the SIZE of these blades and listen to the comments of the videographer.  

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Ohio — Wind turbine opponents pack hearing

Mark McGregor — Springfield News — October 26, 2012 About 80 percent who signed petitions were against Champaign County wind farm. WAYNE TWP., Champaign County — Nearly 80 percent of the approximately 140 Champaign County residents who signed petitions about the Buckeye II Wind Project on Thursday night were opposed to the project. The petitions, […]

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Wind Turbines Damaged in Ohio

Rachel Martin — Indiana News Center — April 24, 2012 Indiana’s NewsCenter got a call to our news room Tuesday night about turbines with broken blades.  Our crews found the damaged turbine, and people inspecting it in Edgerton, Ohio.  There were several large pieces of the blades on the ground in a field. Link to […]

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