Dear Ohio Power Siting Board and Ohio legislators,
WAKE UP! Ohio wind turbine setbacks should NOT be shortened. BigWind does NOT belong next to schools and playgrounds! Setbacks should be increased. BigWind spins well over 100 mph and when parts come loose (or ice), they fly fast and far….
A DAMAGED wind turbine halted a football game at the weekend.
The County League game between Aspatria and Cockermouth was called off because of fears for the players’ safety.
The two sets of players were getting ready for kick off when two covers from the wind turbine at the ground were blown across the pitch.
The game had been moved to Netherhall Community Sports Centre all-weather pitch in Maryport, because the teams’ own pitches were waterlogged.
Referee Graham Young said: “I can tell you it was a real scary moment. We were almost ready to start the County League senior fixture when these two covers suddenly landed on the pitch and were blown along by the wind….