Monthly Archives: November 2013

Pinnacle – industrial wind’s fruit cake?

The holiday season is almost here.  It’s nearly time for the 100 year old fruit cake to make it’s trip to the next victim of re-gifting.  To use a joke I heard some time ago, there is suspicion that all … Continue reading

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November 19, 1863 – Gettysburg, PA

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Darn! If we’d only known!

From the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine – Michael A. Nissenbaum, MD – “In summary, in many IWT (industrial wind turbine) projects, the preconstruction sound modeling has underestimated the eventual real world sound levels those turbine projects eventually … Continue reading

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Birthplace of Rivers

The producers of the following video suggest we “get to know West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest in this preview of an upcoming episode of ‘This American Land,’ produced in collaboration with The Pew Charitable Trusts.” Many thanks to Larry Thomas … Continue reading

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Germany’s energy future – COAL???

If shutting down Germany’s nuclear plants were a joke, this would be the punchline – “that power can’t be made up with renewable energy from wind or solar as such sources are too intermittent to provide reliable, round-the-clock power, according … Continue reading

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“Fiscal Hawks” say no to industrial wind hand-out.

The Washington Free Beacon states that “Fiscal hawks in Congress are pushing to end a federal energy tax credit for the wind industry set to expire at the end of the year.” Happy to report that all three Congressional Representatives from … Continue reading

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Can you hear me now?

The most recent lawsuit against a Mineral County WV wind plant is sticking another fork into Edison VP Charley Parnell’s claim that installing louvers to eliminate turbine noise has “by all accounts … been a significant improvement.” The WV Record … Continue reading

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Chalk up another lawsuit for WV wind plant.

Add the Mike Haywood Group to the growing list of lawsuits filed against the Pinnacle wind plant in Mineral County WV – “Developer sues over Pinnacle Wind turbine project” This most recent lawsuit seeks, as do other suits we’ve detailed … Continue reading

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