Category Archives: Wind Tower Safety

North Dakota Public Service commissioners will be in Grand Forks on Wednesday to meet with Air Force officials about the impact of potential wind farms and the base’s mission.

On the heels of Sweden’s decision to halt all wind farm activity within @25 miles of 10 military airfields, The Grand Forks Herald report that the US Air Force and the North Dakota Public Service Commission will meet to discuss … Continue reading

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Sweden shuts down all wind turbines within 25 miles of ten military airports.

Previously we posted about the two US Senators from Oregon holding defense department appointments hostage until the White House interceded with the Pentagon to expedite approvals.  Needless to say, they got their way! Now, the Industrial Wind Action Group has … Continue reading

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Hooray … wind farms make tornadoes disappear! Well, they don’t really go away … Doppler just can’t see them!

This is perfect – “when severe weather approaches or moves over a wind farm, meteorologists may not be able to pick out certain features; most specifically tornadoes.”  Oh, but not to worry – “this isn’t an issue when the weather … Continue reading

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For your convenience: Full text of FAA Cape Wind “Determination of No Hazard to Air Navigation” final report with supporting documents.

Allegheny Treasures provides the following documents related to the FAA approval of the Cape Wind – Nantucket Wind Farm. We hope having all documents in one easily accessible post will encourage your review of the FAA decision. Enjoy! Screen Capture … Continue reading

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House Armed Services Committee Chairman on industrial wind turbines: “While we must find new ways to meet our energy security needs, we must not compromise our national security.”

From ABC News:  Wind Farm Plans Stir up Storm Over Military Radar The article begins: The U.S. military is growing increasingly concerned that proposed wind farms can disrupt or block radar designed to detect threats and protect America’s skies, a … Continue reading

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OOPS – 187-ton windmill topples in Madison County

Explain to me, just one more time, why we should be concerned about set-back? From the Utica Observer-Dispatch: By JENNIFER BOGDAN Observer-Dispatch Posted Dec 27, 2009 @ 07:41 PM Last update Dec 27, 2009 @ 11:39 PM FENNER — A … Continue reading

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Hey boss, when I report the energy produced at the wind turbines, should I add in the lightning strikes?

From the Signon SanDiego, Lightning damages East County wind turbines: “BOULEVARD — Lightning struck most of the wind turbines along Interstate 8 on the Campo Indian Reservation Monday night or Tuesday morning, causing severe damage to at least two of … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Syndrome: Clinical study of health effects of large wind turbines published

From National Wind Watch:  “Wind Turbine Syndrome: Clinical study of health effects of large wind turbines published” Rowe, Mass., Nov. 28, 2009 — Dr. Nina Pierpont, a pediatrician and population biologist in Malone, New York, has announced the publication of … Continue reading

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Hey, Pop! Was that a UFO that just landed on the roof?

Thanks to Windtoons.com for the great lead to this sobering tale: From National Wind Watch – “Wind turbine concerns lead to road closure, home evacuations” McBAIN – A road in Missaukee County was closed for several hours Sunday afternoon and … Continue reading

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