Monthly Archives: January 2010

SOS – URGENT – Maine Wind Warriors Need Your Help Today

Allegheny Treasures is pleased to post this important email received from our friends at Citizens’ Task Force on Wind Power – Maine! We fully support the call for each state to establish a “code of conduct” for the industrial wind business, … Continue reading

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Virginia hearing examiner recommends SCC dismiss DHR’s case against wind developer.

From our friends at Brightside Acres: Hearing Examiner Recommends SCC Dismiss DHR’s Case Saturday January 30, 2010 On January 25, Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) Hearing Examiner Alexander Skirpan issued a ten-page report concluding with the recommendation that the Commission … Continue reading

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Wind turbines: 15 jobs, five votes and a forever altered landmark – Bluefield (WV) Telegraph

From Bluefield Daily Telegraph Managing Editor, Samantha Perry: Published: January 22, 2010 06:04 pm Wind turbines: 15 jobs, five votes and a forever altered landmark By SAMANTHA PERRY Bluefield Daily Telegraph The photograph hanging in a place of honor above my … Continue reading

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Rethinking wind power – John Droz, Jr. | Cleantech Group

Post shared courtesy of the Cleantech Group. Physicist John Droz argues that wind fails six of seven tests as a commercial power source, and is “an insult to science and mankind.” For the first hundred years or so of commercial … Continue reading

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Uh Oh!!! Cold keeps Minn. wind turbines from spinning. Why use video when a still photo will do? Well, we have it anyway.

Click on the link below to see the short video news report. Cold keeps Minn. wind turbines from spinning Wind turbines placed in cities across Minnesota to generate power aren’t working because of the cold temperatures. The Minnesota Municipal Power … Continue reading

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Settlement reached at Beech Ridge industrial wind installation.

h/t Allegheny Front Alliance From the Charleston Daily Mail: Wednesday January 27, 2010 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A Maryland developer has agreed not to build 24 turbines and will abandon 31 proposed sites at a West Virginia wind farm, settling … Continue reading

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The Charter of Palermo – To protect Europe’s “essential cultural landscape heritage” from the “leprosy of wind.”

We are pleased to provide the following presentation given by Mr. Jon Boone last spring in Palermo.  Mr. Boone is a frequent resource for the work here at AT and we thank him for his permission to post this important … Continue reading

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Industrial wind – the modern day Hobo?

Industrial wind – the modern day Hobo?  Possibly, but the Hobo actually worked for the handout it received. Thanks to the Allegheny Front Alliance for directing us to this article: January 26, 2010 Saved by Stimulus in 2009, Wind Industry … Continue reading

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Watertown Daily Times | Noise, shadow flicker from wind farms causing an uproar

RURAL MINNESOTA: State is fourth-largest wind power producer; projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars being opposed MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010 ELKTON, Minn. — Every sunny morning, shadows from the massive rotating blades swing across their breakfast table. The giant … Continue reading

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Quixotic Quest for Power – Greg Pollowitz – Planet Gore on National Review Online

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Quixotic Quest for Power   [Greg Pollowitz] Investor’s Business Daily: As we’ve evolved from a NIMBY (not in my backyard) nation to a full-fledged BANANA (build absolutely nothing anywhere near anybody) republic, power lines aren’t too popular. … Continue reading

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