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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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U.S.: Another wind developer being sued for fraud. Will wonders never cease?

Utility alleges fraud in Montana wind farm deal MATTHEW BROWN — Associated Press — March 31, 2014 A California utility that invested in a Montana wind farm has accused the developer of fraudulently concealing that federal wildlife officials recommended the project get a permit in case it harms eagles. San Diego Gas & Electric and […]

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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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Wind farm developer met with protest in Cavan Monaghan– With video

Roughly 200 residents gathered outside the Township offices to protest against proposed five-turbine wind farm Sarah Frank — My Kawarthas — September 3, 2013 MILLBROOK — Met by an angry crowd and a team of disapproving Cavan Monaghan Township councillors, the developer of a proposed wind farm was sent a clear message on Tuesday (Sept. […]

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UK — Wind developers have run out of wild spots and are now hunting in populated areas

This is Cornwall.co.uk — November 10, 2012 Wind turbine buffer zones ‘could hinder communities’ Councils must not bow to pressure from campaigners to create buffer zones around towns and villages to prevent wind farms blighting people’s lives, a new report claims. The study comes as a battle rages across the region between renewable energy plant […]

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UK — Energy firm Vattenfall condemns wind farm protesters

An energy firm has claimed that wind farm developments are being unfairly blocked by “tiny” groups of protesters. Vattenfall also said the Scottish planning system was the biggest potential risk to investment in onshore wind projects. The company made its claims in a report to Holyrood’s economy, energy and tourism committee. The Scottish government said […]

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