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Anyone who drives through the town of Enfield will encounter anti-wind farm signs that warn about siting turbines near homes and predict the endangerment of children.
There has been stiff opposition to Stiles Brook Wind among anti-turbine activists. And that only intensified after Iberdrola's Oct. 4 and 5 ... The anti-turbine organization Grafton Woodlands Group labeled the developer's monetary offer "outrageous ...

Brad Duguid, then energy minister, dismissed any notion that the moratorium was to appease a small but vocal group of anti-wind voters in Liberal ridings. NDP energy critic Peter Tabuns wasn't buying it, telling the Waterloo Record that ... Meanwhile ...
In Grafton, an anti-turbine group established an office on Main Street, and the town's biggest taxpayer last week announced its opposition to the wind project.
First, I'm not an investor nor do I own any land that would be within the scope of the proposed wind project near Avon. I am however a concerned citizen of our county and the world we all live in.
Lorrie Gillis, a long-time anti-turbine activist from Grey Highlands, said while the government's decision will come as a relief to people who are concerned about new wind developments, it is "too little, too late" for those already living near wind ...

In September last year both plans were thrown out by the Department for Energy and climate change - prompting celebrations from anti-wind farm campaigners. However, the two developers behind the plans - RWE Innogy and RES - called for a judicial ...
With Ontario abruptly suspending plans to buy more green power, a Southwestern Ontario MPP and a fired-up group of anti-turbine advocates are pushing the Liberal government to also scrap a hotly contested wind farm imposed on a rural township that ...
Anti-wind farm signs like this one are placed along the road side on Rumsey Hill Road and Black Oak Road. Other neighbors have ... The developers of the Black Oak Wind farm in Enfield are withdrawing the draft supplemental environmental impact ...
Susan Smallheer / Staff photo Steven E. Wright of Craftsbury Common was one of about two dozen anti-wind demonstrators who greeted Gov.
I read the opinion of the motorcycling gentleman who crisscrossed Wisconsin and Illinois looking at landscapes full of wind farms which in his words "were too many to count" ("Anti-wind people are wrong," Sept. 13). The angle in his letter is that the ...
Unfortunately, there are some anti-wind advocates who wrongly opine that a model wind law, heavily laden with procedural hurdles, will single-handedly prevent the development of a wind project.
But whether the Maine wind farm, called Somerset Wind, actually gets built any time soon depends in part on the outcome of a selection process for renewable energy proposals being conducted jointly by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Scott McDonald, the senior business developer for Avangrid Renewables, which owns Atlantic Wind LLC and the Horse Creek wind farm project, said Local Law No. 5 "essentially" banned wind development. Mr. McDonald said it was the town board's ...
8 vote regarding a proposed 28-turbine wind farm in Windham and Grafton, second-home owners in Windham have decided to delay the results of their opinion poll until after election Day.
On Thursday, as wind energy developers Travis and Ashley Belisle filed an application for a certificate of public good with the Public Service Board, a crowd of residents, activists, state lawmakers and candidates for office stood with Scott as he ...
Sen. John Rodgers, D-Essex-Orleans, is firing back at the Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) over the lobbying group's assertion that he was behind an 11th hour $50,000 appropriation to Lyndon State College to launch a wind project ...

Reading the newspaper accounts of their support for the anti-wind group that has set up shop in our town, I wonder how they could have driven to the recent event sponsored by Save Ontario Shores without seeing the many signs of support on the ...
Holland Selectmen, from left, Brett Farrow, Norm Fortin and Tim Sykes discuss how to vote Tuesday evening on the industrial-grade wind turbine proposed by Brian and Kim Champney of Dairy Air farm. At left is town clerk Diane Judd. They met at Holland ...
pipelines: Protesters of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline were bitten by security dogs and pepper-sprayed after construction crews destroyed American Indian cultural sites, according to tribal officials.
Anti-wind farm campaigner Lyndsey Ward said the same approach should be taken in Scotland. She said: "I am concerned with the way community objections are cast aside by the government and wind industry.
But her competition, Republican candidate Trump, is adamantly anti-wind energy and has said climate change is a hoax concocted by the Chinese to hurt American manufacturing.
Steve Wright is a member of the Craftsbury conservation Commission, and president of Ridge Protectors, a group opposed to mountaintop wind development in the state.
Such legal action by anti-wind energy activists is not a certainty, Albright said. "But be sure the opposition is not going to walk away.
Our confusion is in the fact that Mr. Gough attended the farm of Laurier Cartier in the former Dover Twp., and saw for himself, or at least it appeared that his eyes were open, the effects of these vibrations on the quality of Mr. Cartier's water ...
But that point proved contentious when one member of the audience asked whether the information about bats and wind turbines was also a myth put forward by anti-wind turbine activists. "We are seeing a decline from windfarms that are put in migratory ...
When Exelon approached Dean Kritzman about leasing his land for the energy company's most recent wind turbine project, Kritzman didn't hesitate to say yes.
Bill McKibben, a prominent climate change activist, dropped his endorsement of Dunne shortly afterward, and Pundits have said the switcheroo was a factor in Dunne's defeat.
Bill McKibben, a prominent climate change activist, dropped his endorsement of Dunne shortly afterward, and Pundits have said the switcheroo was a factor in Dunne's defeat.
Mr. Schneider, a biologist and former Lake Ontario unit leader for the department, said the DEC demonstrated support for wind development during developer Upstate NY Power's State Environmental Quality Review process for its Hounsfield wind farm ...
Though the timber company has become involved in a bitter battle between anti-turbine activists and wind power developer Iberdrola Renewables, Turner continues to argue that the Stiles Brook project makes sense ecologically and economically - both for ...
The concern is the same thing could happen with the North Kent 1 wind farm that is in process of being developed in Chatham Township.
The coalition, Wind Works VT launched a website - www.windworksvt.com - and will promote wind power as an essential part of the state's energy future.
... big wind projects. She now faces another anti-wind Republican opponent in November. ... Two days later, Bill McKibben, a leading international environmental activist who lives in Vermont, withdrew his support for Dunne and endorsed Minter. "Towards ...
The concern is the same thing could happen with the North Kent 1 wind farm that is in process of being developed in Chatham Township.
Though the timber company has become involved in a bitter battle between anti-turbine activists and wind-power developer Iberdrola Renewables, Turner continues to argue that the Stiles Brook project makes sense ecologically and economically - both for ...
Trump claims to oppose turbines because of the damage they do to populations of migratory birds - he tweeted, "'wing bangers' - the name given to wind turbines by bird lovers for the thousands of birds they kill in the U.S.
The story behind Wisconsin's languishing wind industry is a five-year tale of frustration that began in 2011, when state legislators abruptly tore up a painstakingly crafted set of proposed wind farm siting rules. That same year, the wind industry ...
The story behind Wisconsin's languishing wind industry is a five-year tale of frustration that began in 2011, when state legislators abruptly tore up a painstakingly crafted set of proposed wind farm siting rules. That same year, the wind industry ...
Golf is usually a game associated with tranquility and good manners. But for two groups of golfers at a Colorado course, that wasn't necessarily the case.
Dunne's stance has also cost him the endorsement of Bill McKibben, a climate change activist and perhaps the most prominent environmentalist in the state.
There were public transport and urban design activists calling for more rational, convivial cities. conservationists campaigned to protect biodiverse forests from destruction.
THE Ballyroan-based anti-wind farm group People Over Wind (POW) is considering its legal options of either serving a High Court injunction or seeking a judicial review on Coillte at its wind farm development in the Cullenagh Mountain. The move comes ...
wind energy Concerns about Rural Environment, or WE-CARE, is a nonprofit organization opposed to a proposed wind farm of 500 to 700 wind turbines in southern Lincoln and northern union counties.
HOLLAND - About 60 people, at a meeting Monday about a large wind turbine planned for Dairy Air farm, expressed bitterness that no one representing the project bothered to attend.
In addition, the law allows extended shutdowns for turbine inspections and could lead to a fourfold increase in taxes for all land-based wind farm operations. In Cetnarski's ... As critics see it, the real issue for Polish anti-wind groups may be envy ...
Local and even state-level wind energy regulations have been enacted regarding wind farm sound levels. Anti-wind energy activists have repeatedly used sound level regulations as a means to halt wind farm development. For example, a bill was introduced ...
Exelon claimed the tabling of the hearing was a political play by anti-wind opponents who hoped to stop the project. Bridgehampton Township Supervisor Michael Haggerty said the local government is just following the ... Former Marion Township ...
Mr. Hoffman also was one of the leaders of a war protest march on the Pentagon, where he proclaimed he could use the minds of 50,000 protesters to levitate the building and end the Vietnam War (it stayed firmly in place, but the stunt was reported ...
NORWICH TOWNSHIP - At the proposed 10-turbine Gunn's Hill wind farm, both the company and anti-wind turbine advocates expect a certain number of little brown bats to be killed.


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