Tag: aez

Ohio has a BigWin against (another) BigWind

Hallelujiah! Congratulations to the people of Northern Ohio, who have tirelessly fought against BigWind for a very long time. There are still other projects they continue to fight, but this small victory is needed.  In particular, we recognize the wisdom exhibited by their county commissioners to revoke the Alternative Energy Zone, as these are magnets for … Continue reading Ohio has a BigWin against (another) BigWind

Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

A big hooray for Sandusky County where the County Commissioners have rescinded their designation as an Alternative Energy Zone (AEZ).  The vote cancelled the action taken 7 years ago.  Readers will recall that the Seneca County Commissioners rescinded their AEZ earlier this summer and it took effect June 30th.   The OPSB Public Hearing for … Continue reading Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

Thumbs Down to Ohio BigWind Alternative Energy Zone

A great victory was achieved this week for the warriors of Seneca County when two of the three County Commissioners voted to repeal the county’s designation as an Alternative Energy Zone.  Seneca County now joins Van Wert as a county which has repealed their designation.  Remaining AEZ counties include Sandusky, Delaware, Franklin, Putnam, Paulding, Hardin, … Continue reading Thumbs Down to Ohio BigWind Alternative Energy Zone

Boom! Ohio commissioner slammed w BigWind facts

...Commissioner Stacy, in your letter, you referred to “facts have been misconstrued” and “not sharing real facts” or “not stopping misinformation.” I take personal offense to your comments since I have been the primary presenter at the Seneca Anti-Wind Union informational meetings (which you have yet to attend) and I feel I do my best … Continue reading Boom! Ohio commissioner slammed w BigWind facts

BigWind smearing political opponents

In his famous novel, Catch-22, Joseph Heller posits that “Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.”   Indeed. Attached please find samples of BigWind smear mailings.  The first mailer was launched against Seneca County incumbent Commissioner Mike Kerschner who is running for re-election.  Kerschner supports the repeal of the Seneca County Alternative Energy Zone … Continue reading BigWind smearing political opponents

What will BigWind ‘really’ do to your home value???

For every flawed study the Big Wind industry presents with no real loss of property value resulting from massive turbines, there are 10 more studies indicating that is definitely not the case. Wind leases continue to be gathered in townships surrounding the rural Tiffin area. There will be over a thousand homes within two miles … Continue reading What will BigWind ‘really’ do to your home value???

Dear Seneca county, it’s time to call your commissioners

Are YOU, or a family/friend, one of the county members who has NOT contacted your county commissioners? What is your fear? That nothing can be done? Now is the time to exercise your right, as a voting member of the county, and your RESPONSIBILITY to let these county commissioners know your views.  Prove to Ms. … Continue reading Dear Seneca county, it’s time to call your commissioners

Seneca, Ohio commissioner Holly Stacy favors BigWind

Commissioner Holly Stacy shows her ignorance by stating, “The previous board put the AEZ in place...That indicated that we are fair and open to energy development of all kinds.” BigWind reps are so smooth at selling their snake oil, they can literally sell sand to someone living in a desert. How? Because people simply aren't familiar with … Continue reading Seneca, Ohio commissioner Holly Stacy favors BigWind

BigWind problems in Hardin county, Ohio

Hardin county, Ohio is being inundated with industrial wind turbines. Remember, their county passed an Alternative Energy Zone, so they can NOT say No to BigWind.  Now, BigWind has damaged a bridge they WERE NOT supposed to use.  Some township roads were so trashed that a 200K bid is estimated for proper repair .  Will … Continue reading BigWind problems in Hardin county, Ohio

BigWind blowing lots of hot air in Ohio (and Indiana)

  Speaking up and speaking out are important - we are reminded of the phrase “you create your own future.” At the risk of seeming over confident, we think those who are speaking out in Ohio and in Indiana are truly creating a better future for themselves and their communities. First things first. One Van … Continue reading BigWind blowing lots of hot air in Ohio (and Indiana)

Van Wert county commissioner opinion of BigWind

A Van Wert county commissioner opinion about the new potential for a 35,000 Apex project. He compares this to living next to a hog farm...which no one wants to do. If you have heard that communities are torn apart by the wind industry, he hints at that reality in Van Wert. What will happen if … Continue reading Van Wert county commissioner opinion of BigWind