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Daily Archives: March 24, 2010
US WindForce asks MD PSC to include specific performance measurements in Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards. Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Just kidding!
C’mon, did you really think the wind developer’s idea for Renewable Energy Standards meant a request that the Maryland PSC, or any local, state or federal agency should require transparent reporting of the actual output from their wind turbines to … Continue reading
Maryland Attorney General requires regulators to consider endangered species when permitting wind projects. Full text of opinion here.
From the Cumberland Times: Attorney general: Endangered species a factor in wind power — ANNAPOLIS (AP) — An opinion from the Maryland Attorney General’s Office says state utility regulators have to consider Maryland’s endangered species when deciding on wind power … Continue reading
Read Doctor Nissenbaum’s testimony stating there is a risk to health from wind turbines. Hey! Then maybe you can help me understand why the Maine Board of Environmental Protection sided with ex-Gov wind developer instead.
The Mainebiz news staff matter of factly said the appeal of a 22 turbine wind farm near Roxbury was tossed out. In their obvious haste to get the facts out it seems the name of the citizen’s group was omitted. … Continue reading
Bat mortality at wind turbines … an increasingly urgent study.
With the current and planned growth of industrial wind turbines destined to invade the environment once friendly to bats, understanding bat kills is an increasingly important issue to resolve. Bats are a vital element in the cycle of life on … Continue reading
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In another case of environmental suicide, approval given for wind farms in Ohio.
In a remarkable example of delegated ineptitude, regulators, enforcing the artificial goals established by Ohio legislators, approved industrial wind “farms” in two counties. Legislators earlier established goals for the amount of industrial wind participation required in the energy mix. The … Continue reading
Friends of the Highland Mountains: “If you like the view of a dark, starry night, the kind rarely found in many parts of New England, you’d better visit soon.”
(Image Courtesy of Windtoons) From National Wind Watch: The wind development industry is on the offensive — pressing its campaign to make rural Maine the power plant for New England. Its escalated efforts are, no doubt, due to the rising … Continue reading