Daily Archives: March 1, 2010

Former industrial wind advocate: “This is nothing more than industrial wind mountaintop removal. It is being driven by dollars and cents, not ecological sense.”

From the Guest Columns section of the Lewiston, Maine Sun Journal:  Save the highland mountains from industrial wind By Jonathan Carter Mar 01, 2010 I have been advocating for wind power for decades. I never thought I would see the … Continue reading

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Small town nukes and industrial wind – energy’s promising future and its ancient past.

Thanks to Larry Thomas for pointing out this article from National Geographic on “Small Town Nukes.” Seeing it reminded me of a presentation I attended nearly a year ago, when I first began to question my belief in industrial wind.  See, I … Continue reading

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Wind farms and “fair share” of local property tax. (Ne’er the twain shall meet!)

More “woulda, shoulda, coulda” riding along with the wind? From The Star Press (Indiana):  Value of wind farms to local governments questioned By SETH SLABAUGH seths@muncie.gannett.com MUNCIE — Wind farms could be more valuable to local communities than riverboat casinos, … Continue reading

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Glenn Schleede: “US and NY officials reward Iberdrola of Spain at the expense of US taxpayers, job seekers, and electric customers”

Courtesy of Mr. Glenn Schleede: US and NY officials reward Iberdrola of Spain at the expense of US taxpayers, job seekers, and electric customers Often it’s hard to tell whether highly questionable actions by federal and state government officials that reward … Continue reading

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