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NOVEMBER 26, 2013
The Connecticut legislature on Tuesday again extended the moratorium against the construction of wind turbines, with no possibility of the ban being lifted before federal tax credits that expire at the end of the year.
The ban on wind construction extends back to June 2011 when the legislature passed a law saying no new turbines could be…
Despite this generous support for over two decades, the wind industry has very little to show for it besides higher electricity prices and disappointing production results. Wind energy accounts for a disappointing …Continue
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Wind Turbines Are Climate-Change Scarecrows
Using wind alone to stop the growth in carbon dioxide emissions would require us to cover about 1,000 square kilometers with wind turbines — a land area about 17 times the size of Manhattan Island —…Continue
With wind, the probability that more turbines will be erected in Maine brings urgency to theneed for an open, comprehensive review and update of the state’s…Continue
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TUE NOVEMBER 26, 2013
“We start from a position that those who stand to benefit from a transmission project in service of their public policy goals,” said Johnson, “that they should fund the project.”
Johnson is worried about the impact on electric rates if the new projects are built. He points out that new transmission lines to carry electricity to…Continue
The mission statement of Natural Resources Council of Maine states, in part, that it is "a nonprofit membership organization protecting, restoring, and conserving Maine's environment, now and for future generations."
In 2011, the NRCM position regarding Bowers Mt. wind project was "neither for nor against". What has changed? More money from the wind industry and their cohorts? Surely the facts from First Wind’s production reports to FERC should clearly tell NRCM that destroying…Continue
Wind energy company pleads guilty in eagle deaths
By Mark Gardner, Dave Paterson and Keith Van Scotter …Continue
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Friday, November 22, 2013 12:34 pmContinue
Proponents of wind energy often advocate an "all of the above" energy strategy, but then the slightest look often reveals that some of the energy sources in their eyes are more equal than others and this favoritism is assured by laws and mandates. Thus whenever the wind industry and their many paid mouthpieces talk about multiple energy sources, they are usually simply seeking "safety in the herd", hoping to sneak on board without careful inspection. It…Continue
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At first glance, "Walkable City" by Jeff Speck may not seem to have a lot to do with wind power, but if you're looking for an interesting read that will help in arguments about energy, energy use, planning, land use and urbanization (or lack thereof), I highly recommend it. Here's an excerpt and the link to the author's TED talk on the topic.
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Dr. Michael Nissenbaum of Maine has continued to publish his findings an analysis of the impacts of industrial wind turbines on people. His latest publication is in New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine - Michael A. Nissenbaum, MD - November 5, 2013.
Click here: http://necoem.org/documents/V2_38e.pdf
Mars Hill is where Dr. Nissenbaum's study…Continue
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:44pm IST
Investigation centres on wind farm in southern Italy
* Wind farm seen controlled by Calabrian mafia clan
* Suspects believed to have helped mob launder money
* Offices of HSH Nordbank searched as part of investigation (Adds Osnabrueck prosecutor's comments, background)
HAMBURG, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Hundreds of police officers searched homes and…Continue
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Please note the meetings in the EUT on December 11 and 18:
PLEASE,PLEASE,PLEASE sign the petition to end the madness of industrial wind in Maine at:
The threat is very real.
One minute of your time is all it will take. Please help today.