Tag Archives: Oregon industrial wind

Of the industrial wind project’s 182 turbines, between 136 and 164 turbines, at any given time, effectively serve no purpose.

Did that get your attention?  Good!  Because earlier today, we commented on an article posted yesterday at OregonLive – Wind farm faces Oregon fight: Union joins the resistance to turbines that seemed to imply the other extreme – 100% output v … Continue reading

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Wind developer says chewing up 47,000 acres of Oregon mountaintop for a wind farm is “an important project to the county and local economic development.” Now I gotta get back home to Houston and call my boss in Portugal.

The article begins:  “Quaint little Union, spitting distance from northeast Oregon’s spectacular Eagle Cap Wilderness, hasn’t changed much since horseback desperadoes tried to rob the town bank in 1900.” Well, that’s all going to end if it’s up to Horizon … Continue reading

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Friends of the Grande Rhonde Valley Newsletter – March 2010

Thanks to the Blue Mountain Alliance in Oregon for referring us to the March 2010 Newsletter published by the Friends of the Grande Rhonde Valley.  These groups share our concern for the severe environmental damage brought on by the inefficient … Continue reading

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If you like industrial wind, but just not here – you might be a NIMBY!

In an opinion piece Oregon Live Online edition, Russell Hoeflich and Judi Johansen write that, Steens Mountain wind turbines are wake-up call to Oregonians And right there is the problem.  If wind turbines are a wake up call to a … Continue reading

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