Daily Archives: February 11, 2010

“When it comes to greenhouse gases, Denmark is not much of an environmental leader.”

Gee, but what about all those wind turbines??? (image courtesy of Windtoons) From the Copenhagen Post Online: Denmark’s environmental standards dismal FRIDAY, 29 JANUARY 2010 13:46 RC CLIMATE Agricultural practices and high reliance on coal, oil and gas gives the … Continue reading

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“Friends of the Highland Mountains” fighting Maine’s largest industrial wind complex.

From Maine Public Broadcasting Newtork: Residents and property owners living near the Highland Mountains in Somerset County are leading a fight against what could be the state’s largest industrial wind complex. At a news conference in Portland today, the group … Continue reading

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First Energy to buy rival Allegheny Energy

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette:  FirstEnergy buying power rival Allegheny Energy “FirstEnergy said Thursday it is buying Allegheny Energy in a $4.7 billion stock deal that will bring together two neighboring rivals to form one of the biggest power companies … Continue reading

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Wyoming legislators want more state/county control over industrial wind – set minimum standards.

The PUSH BACK continues! The Bill “would give counties permitting authority over wind farms and set minimum standards for development, regardless of whether counties have planning or zoning laws. The bill would not limit counties from holding developers to more … Continue reading

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