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Monthly Archives: December 2009
Taxpayer funded industrial wind projects may create jobs – but just not here in the US!
Senator Chuck Schumer, who complained a month ago about stimulus funds going to China is again expressing concern that the hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars used to subsidize industrial wind is being used to support jobs overseas. From CNSNews: … Continue reading
Editorial: DOE wind farm study leaves out ‘ugly’
Editorial from the Tri-City Herald: DOE wind farm study leaves out ‘ugly’ It is not on the same scale, of course, but the now widely accepted assumption that wind power is “green” reminds us of Harry S. Truman’s attack against … Continue reading
Posted in Environment Tagged DOE Study, green energy, Industrial Wind visual pollution Leave a comment
OOPS – 187-ton windmill topples in Madison County
Explain to me, just one more time, why we should be concerned about set-back? From the Utica Observer-Dispatch: By JENNIFER BOGDAN Observer-Dispatch Posted Dec 27, 2009 @ 07:41 PM Last update Dec 27, 2009 @ 11:39 PM FENNER — A … Continue reading
Op-Ed says WV Public Service Commission not doing enough to protect citizens against industrial wind.
An Op-Ed piece from the Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail: Brad Taylor: Wind turbines cause health problems: December 25, 2009 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Public Service Commission is failing to protect the people of West Virginia. By allowing wind turbine farms to … Continue reading
Posted in WV State Government Tagged Industrial Wind Health Issues, WV PSC Leave a comment
Industrial wind opponents are selfish … or are they?
Excellent post from the Jefferson’s Leaning Left Blog, Jefferson County, New York (thanks to Glenn Schleede and Jon Boone) So, this lady stands up at a Public Hearing, Monday, about the Galloo Island Wind Factory. She lives near the Watertown … Continue reading
Falling price of renewable energy certificates threatens Australia’s industrial wind industry.
From The Sidney Morning Herald: $800 million wind farm in doubt CLANCY YEATES December 23, 2009 AGL Energy says its plans to build the $800 million Macarthur wind farm in western Victoria are under ”enormous pressure” because of a collapse … Continue reading
Camp Allegheny Update – 12/22/2009
From Brightside Acres: What Happened Today? Tuesday December 22, 2009 This morning, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) Hearing Examiner asked the legal counsel for both the Department of Historic Resources (DHR), represented by the Attorney General’s office, and Highland … Continue reading
USFWS Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee Synthesis Workgroup, or Drafting Subcommittee – 6th Draft
Thanks to Art and Pam Dodds for alerting us to the availability of the 6th Draft of the USFWS Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee (which follows the text), and for providing us their introductory comments. The Dodds are highly regarded … Continue reading
OPEN LETTER TO THE NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY Re: CAPE WIND
OPEN LETTER TO THE NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY December 22, 2009 RE: ‘National Audubon Society Shows Support for Wind Power’ http://www.enxco.com/article_audubonsociety.php An open letter response to the National Audubon Society: National Audubon’s shameful pandering to the wind industry is punctuated by President John Flicker’s … Continue reading
An oldie but still a goodie: It’s late fall and the Indians on a remote reservation in South Dakota asked their new chief if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a chief in … Continue reading
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