Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for October 23, 2010

Items of interest:

1-The Industrial Wind Action Group has a great weekly email wrap-up of topical articles.

Go here to subscribe.  Of course it’s free!

2-The other day we suggested the Roanoke Times insist wind developers prove their “eco-friendly” claims.  Times reader Carol Wright had this to say about wind farms:

Wind farms are just the latest flimflam – Roanoke Times

3-If you haven’t had the chance to view the excellent Allegheny Highlands Alliance video which builds “The case for Wind Turbine Decommissioning, Dismantling and Removal Requirements,” now’s a great time to do so.

When it comes to industrial wind, as in all things – “Listen to Your Mother” – Allegheny Treasures

4-And the US is building windmills!  “The reserves of North Mogdinsk are estimated at around 14.8 million tons, INK said in a report, although Buinov said they could in fact amount to as much as 50 million tons.”

Russian, Japanese companies to invest $300 million in East Siberian oil, gas projects – Ria Novosti

5-“America can’t afford to shut down the fossil fuels that make our jobs and living standards possible – or slap huge new climate change taxes on them – before we have a real alternative to replace them, not just mirages.”

Wind power mirages – Would generating more electricity from wind really help poor families or the environment? – ICECAP

 

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