Items of interest:
1-“Industrial wind is a scam when seen in all of its dimensions–economic, environmental, and esthetic.” Robert Bradley, Jr.
“Why They Go Green” – MasterResource (Thanks to Jon Boone)
2-Interesting audio concerning Western Maryland Bats and wind turbines – (Thanks to National Wind Watch)
9-22-10: Bats Battling Windmills – Maryland Morning
3-Calendar Item: First International Symposium on Adverse Health Effects from Wind Turbines coming October 29-31, 2010 in Picton, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. (More to follow)
The Society for Wind Vigilance
4-HOORAY!!! Within 10 years renewables could provide 123% of Scotland’s power needs and they will cut all ties to fossil fu … what? they won’t? but I thought …
Scots renewable energy target surpassed – BBC
5-In a related matter – “Britain now has the world’s biggest wind farm – but only 20% of the investment has apparently gone to UK firms.” (sound familiar?)
New wind farm doesn’t bode well for ‘green jobs’ – Management Today
6-Lookout Mountain: “Iberdrola is apparently intending to close the deals before the community as a whole is aware of the project and can organize to fight it.” (they only come out at night)
Wind farms possible near Mentone – Times-Journal
7-Note how far the debris is scattered. Well, surely an adequate set back standard is part of the Renewable Electricity Standard the AWEA is pushing in the Senate … isn’t it? Why, I bet it even came up at Harry Reid’s luncheon.
Wind turbine spun out of control in Denmark – EPAW (Thanks to Jon Boone)