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November 19, 1863 – Gettysburg, PA

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Evidence mounts – expensive wind replaces cheap hydro.

Ontario Wind Performance – “Wind and solar power has displaced cheap, clean hydroelectricity at a cost to the ratepayers of a minimum of $300 million in 2011 for the 3 plus TWh it took away from OPG’s unregulated hydro production-more … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 5, 2012

Items of interest: 1:Interesting discussion starting at MasterResource – “Are Wind Opponents Zealots?” 2:”Under the federal and California ­endangered species acts, it’s illegal for anyone to kill a condor without first securing a permit to do so. Given that the … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 15, 2011

Items of interest: 1-Pinnacle wind project creating manufacturing jobs for Americans …at least if your an American living in, say Mexico: “The 23 windmill towers are each shipped in four sections … The pieces are manufactured in Mexico and shipped … Continue reading

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Jasper Morris – A true Allegheny Treasure

With the passing of Jasper Morris, this community says farewell to a true Allegheny Treasure. He was my scoutmaster when I was a kid and later kept a close eye on us “local” students at “Pot State.”  I recall his … Continue reading

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The Recorder’s Anne Adams receives award for “Editorial Leadership.”

According to an article at Newsleader.com:  Anne Adams, editor and publisher of The Recorder in Bath and Highland Counties, has been named the winner of the Virginia Press Association’s 24th annual D. Lathan Mims Award for Editorial Leadership in the … Continue reading

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Rare Earth – Patrick Chovanec provides “An American Perspective from China”

“It’s important to remember, though, that while China may have a competitive advantage in rare earths, it does not have a stranglehold.  There are other sources of supply; they may not be as cost-effective, but they are available — and … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for September 11, 2010

Items of interest: 1-Maybe if they put up a couple more windmills … Denmark loses its competitive edge – From the Copenhagen Post 2-More bass ackwards, tail-wagging-dog industrial wind logic: BPA, Calpine cut deal to use cogen plant to back … Continue reading

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Wind developers allowed to police themselves? Wisconsin citizens group says not so fast!

URGENT!!! This just received from our friends Fran Kunz and Lynn Korinek of WINDCOWS (Wisconsin INDependent Citizens Opposing Wind Turbine Sites). Many of my (Fran Kunz) friends and family know that I have become active in the pursuit of sensible … Continue reading

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Or maybe you could just walk!

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