As the year ended, Senator Matt Dolan’s New Year’s Resolution appears to be his commitment to re-introduce his wind turbine setback legislation as fast as he can in 2019. Speaking to the statehouse news service, “Sen. Dolan said he plans to continue working to better inform his colleagues about the issue, describing it as an … Continue reading The Big Data (Amazon) Center ‘Deception’
It has been a crazy week at the Statehouse. The picture is becoming just a little clearer to us and it seems that the bill which Sen. Beagle drafted as Sub. HB 114 was NOT what had been expected. Many were surprised that there was any setback language in the bill at all. Equally surprising … Continue reading It’s been a great week for BigWind in Ohio
It was quite a week. “Head spinning” – to use a wind term. One thing is clear, Apex is under attack in many communities (across America) and it is interesting to see the different ways they are dealing with the communities who are challenging them. The wind industry is pulling out all stops in … Continue reading ‘The’ Weather Channel attacks conservative Ohio citizens
How many of you use Amazon to purchase your Christmas items? Amazon has put up a smokescreen by agreeing to purchase the power from this new industrial wind site. They can not operate their data centers on wind energy, alone, and they refuse to build an industrial wind energy site on their own property. Instead, … Continue reading The BigWind ‘Everpower’ful bully in Ohio
By the time the next edition of Wind News is published, the election will be over and everyone will be sorting through the results to derive meaning. Election Day is the due date for Reply Comments to the Ohio Power Siting Board’s draft rules. The General Assembly will swing into its year-end session and tackle … Continue reading What does the election mean for BigWind in Ohio?
Ohio wind warrior, Julie Johnson, represents more than just Ohioans who live in Champaign county...safe setbacks protect our citizens, our property rights, our property tax base, and our peace of mind! Will Amazon build a distribution center in the middle of one of these industrial wind turbine sites? Nope. Will Amazon actually power one of … Continue reading BigWind befriends Amazon to attack Ohioans’ property rights
Yesterday, the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee met to hear proponent testimony on a new version of a bill that would give County Commissioners the authority to reduce statutory setbacks for a “wind farm”. The minimum setback “shall be both” 1.1 times the total height of the turbine (including to tip of blade) to the … Continue reading Will BigWind move closer to its Ohio neighbors?