Tag Archives: Wind Energy False Claims

Glenn R. Schleede: False claims that “wind farms” provide large economic and job benefits

We thank Mr. Schleede for granting permission to post his recent commentary: January 3, 2011 False claims that “wind farms” provide large economic and job benefits One would think that by now Obama Administration officials would admit that “wind farms” … Continue reading

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The Windpower Industry’s “top ten” false and misleading claims … Number 6 – Windplants will reduce the mining/burning of fossil fuels and lessen dependence on foreign oil.

From stopillwind.org #6. Windplants will reduce the mining/burning of fossil fuels and lessen dependence on foreign oil. Nonsense. Here are the facts: Foreign Oil Wind only generates electricity. Electricity generation is only part of our energy production. Sixty percent of … Continue reading

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The Windpower Industry’s “top ten” False and Misleading Claims … Number 10 – “Locals who oppose the wind industry are NIMBYS”

Over the next few weeks, courtesy of Jon Boone’s Stop Ill Wind web site, we’ll count down the windpower industry’s “top ten” illusions. To begin, since many of us who continue to ask questions are considered such, we present: Number … Continue reading

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