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Why So Many Rural Ontarians Can’t Stand Wind Power (The Agenda)

Well, this article had me nodding in agreement for the first half of it, until they got to the “main” reason rural residents  oppose wind farms, which is supposedly because there’s no monetary benefit in it for them.  *sigh*  Here we go with that bullshit again. I have yet to hear any of the people […]

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Urban Ontarians Get Upset as Industrial Wind Turbines Creep a Little Too Close to THEIR Homes

Brian Cross — Windsor Star – September 27, 2014 A plan to erect as many as 65 giant wind turbines is generating fierce opposition, because the map for possible locations butts up to the urban and suburban areas of Belle River and Puce where most Lakeshore residents live. “It is a huge concern of mine, […]

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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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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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New Hampshire Legislature passes standards for wind turbines that protects nearby residents

New Hampshire Union Leader — March 13, 2014 CONCORD — The state Senate Thursday adopted legislation setting up specific standards and requirements for the siting of wind turbines in New Hampshire. Passage came on a voice vote. Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley, R-Wolfeboro, said SB 281 provides the state Site Evaluation Committee with criteria for siting wind turbines […]

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West Virginia residents file federal lawsuit against wind developers

Cumberland Times — September 22, 2013 KEYSER, W.Va. — A Charleston attorney has filed 23 federal lawsuits on behalf of 38 Keyser residents against Pinnacle Wind Farm at NewPage on Green Mountain, alleging the sound of the turbines has caused mental and physical health problems and the proximity has caused homes to lose their value, according […]

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Alabama — Bill would give Baldwin County power to regulate wind turbines to make sure residents rights are respected

Thyrie Bland — Blog Alabama.com — April 25, 2013 A bill that is pending in the Alabama Legislature could give the Baldwin County Commission the authority to set rules that regulate wind-operated facilities, such as wind farms. APEX Wind Energy has proposed putting about 40 wind turbines across 10,000 to 12,000 acres of land in south Baldwin […]

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Rural residents in Ontario have ’embraced’ wind and solar power. WHAT?????

I lost count at 10, the number of fallacies, misrepresentations and stunningly WRONG assertions made in this article by Kelly Egan of the Ottawa Citizen.  Of course, no  comment section is available at the bottom of the article, so feel free to fire off some emails to Mr. Egan to let him know just how […]

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Taiwan residents enter 11th day of hunger strike to protest wind turbines being built near their homes

Loa lok-sin — Taipei Times — April 17, 2013 Officials ignored the protest, while the builder contested a claim that some countries mandate keeping a distance between wind turbines and homes Residents from Miaoli County’s Yuanli Township (苑裡), on the 11th day of a hunger strike, rallied yesterday outside the Executive Yuan, protesting against a […]

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Video — Residents demand wind turbine bylaw changes in Willow Creek

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GOP Senator proposes plan to protect residents near wind turbines

Andrew Jensen — Badger Herald — April 2, 2013 Residents living near wind turbines could be allowed to sue turbine and land owners for physical and psychological damages if a Republican senator’s bill proposal plan gains support. Sen. Frank Lasee, R-De Pere, has repeatedly said wind turbine operations harm residents in close proximity to these […]

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Rural Mainers turn out in force to back bills that would change wind energy law

Robert Long — BDN Maine — March 28, 2013 AUGUSTA, Maine — People who live near wind farms and other opponents of expedited permitting for wind energy projects packed a legislative hearing room Thursday to testify in favor of three bills that aim to change parts of the Wind Energy Act of 2008. The act, which […]

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N.Y. — Residents threaten lawsuits over wind turbines

Ed Reilly — WKBW — March 6, 2013 Orangeville, N.Y (WKBW) Nearly 150 residents in the Town of Orangeville have hired famed Love Canal attorney Richard Lippes to represent them in their fight against wind turbines. The group is trying stop the construction of the Stony Creek Wind Farm in the Wyoming County Town of […]

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Powassan residents want full moratorium on wind

North Bay Nippissing.com — February 20, 2013 POWASSAN – Wind farm opposition says Health Canada’s wind turbine study is a flop, while turbines continue to be erected. “The only true way for this study to have any impact whatsoever is for a full moratorium on all industrial wind developments in Ontario until the study is […]

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Manvers residents continue to wait for answers on wind turbine projects

Catherine Whitnall — My Kawartha.com — January 14, 2013 Residents continue to question aspects of Snowy Ridge and Settlers Landing projects during public meetings in Bethany and Pontypool More than three years after Manvers residents first learned their hillsides could house three wind turbine projects, opponents are still waiting for answers to their concerns. Area […]

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