Daily Archives: April 27, 2010

New York Times resolves Cape Wind dispute with Native Americans – for $24 and a box of beads.

I don’t know why Ken Salazar is having such difficulty deciding the Cape Wind issue, except for the fact that it is a horrible investment in our energy’s future, will cost taxpayers and customers a fortune and will not meet … Continue reading

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Citing stormwater issues as a major factor, developer of Vermont Community wind farm backing away.

Gee, storm water problems at industrial wind sites … This sounds familiar! The folks in Ira must be ecstatic … and good for them.  Here’s the article:  “Vermont Company Backs Off Wind Farm Plan In Town Of Ira“

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“Weak winds” cause nations “largest wind power generator” earnings to fall.

Darn, I guess it doesn’t matter how many turbines you plop across the landscape … if the wind doesn’t blow. And, oh yeah … FPL – NextEra “said it would pare back its planned addition of 1,000 megawatts of wind … Continue reading

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Industrial wind’s rubber stamp? “Rather than being effective regulatory agencies, the state authorities have simply opted to be the permitting agencies.”

In the following commentary, Pamela and Arthur Dodds question the effectiveness of state agencies responsible to oversee the permitting process for industrial wind plants: As presented in April 23, 2010 “Wind Action” editorial, in 2009, residents in Sheffield, Vermont, appealed … Continue reading

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