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(Life sucks) In the Shadow of Wind Farms

This is a very comprehensive study, investigating individuals from all over the USA, regarding the negative effects of living in the shadow of BigWind... A six-month GateHouse Media investigation found that wind developers representing some of the world’s biggest energy companies divide communities and disrupt the lives of residents forced to live in the shadow … Continue reading (Life sucks) In the Shadow of Wind Farms

OPSB issues draft BigWind siting rules- the joke is on us

This past week the Ohio Power Siting Board released its industrial wind facility “Draft Rules” for comment. The OPSB release states: The public is invited to submit comments on these rules. In an entry dated September 22, 2016, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) issued proposed rules applicable to wind‑powered electric generation facilities in amended … Continue reading OPSB issues draft BigWind siting rules- the joke is on us

How far away does your home have to be from a turbine to keep its $ value?

THE leading wind turbine appraisal expert in the USA has spoken, and what he said is not good for BigWind. Here, in Ohio, we must be thankful for our legislature, last year.  They approved INcreased setbacks from property lines for industrial wind turbines - although still woefully Inadequate.  Additionally, it was refreshing to see our Governor … Continue reading How far away does your home have to be from a turbine to keep its $ value?

Farmers’ coalition warning us about BigWind !!!

Please share with your neighbors and family members. The $ offered to farmers is very enticing…. The Informed Farmers Coalition IFC was formed five years ago to study the impacts of wind turbines on our agricultural and residential community. The group consists of past or present union iron workers, school teachers, township officials, lawyers, a … Continue reading Farmers’ coalition warning us about BigWind !!!

Ada, Ohio turbines are a nuisance to the neighbors

It is unfortunate, how quiet this situation has been, until now. Is it too late? And what about ONU and Ada schools? Will they respond in a kind manner to their fellow local taxpayer? Will they be a good neighbor? I thought their wind turbine ordinance had a decommissioning clause. It is definitely NOT good … Continue reading Ada, Ohio turbines are a nuisance to the neighbors

Imagine 1 turbine every 10 miles across the ENTIRE state of Ohio!

Last week, the Senate Public Utilities Committee resumed hearings on Sub. Senate Bill 58 to modify the energy mandates. Excerpts from 1 of the testimonies is below.  The testimony of Kevon Martis notes that to fulfill the Ohio renewable mandate would require 6,765 MW’s of installed wind capacity with a generous capacity factor of 30%.  … Continue reading Imagine 1 turbine every 10 miles across the ENTIRE state of Ohio!