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U.S.: A Decade After Welcoming Wind, States Are Seriously Reconsidering

Sean Murphy — Associated Press — October 2, 2014 CALUMET, Okla. — A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs, and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects. To ensure the opportunity […]

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Letter writers ask First Nations people to reconsider Island wind development

Letter to the Editor — Manitoulin Expositor — September 3, 2013 We have just found out that wind turbines are being built on Manitoulin Island’s McLean’s Mountain. These turbines will be 700 ft. (213 meters) high, 500 ft. (150 meters) higher than the tallest white pine industrial turbines on Manitoulin Island. These turbines hurt the […]

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