The Doctor is “In” – that is, the Spin Doctors of industrial wind. This past week the Spin Doctors were busy in their emergency rooms using the tools of their profession: truthiness (half truths) , proofiness, cherry-picking, fear mongering, false choices, weasel words and euphemism to save their hides. “Spin (which is actually propaganda from … Continue reading The ‘Spin Doctors’ of BigWind are in Ohio….
The Dayton and Springfield papers report on HB 190 to give County Commissioners the opportunity to reduce the setbacks currently provided in the law. UNU notes that only the opportunity to reduce – not lengthen – setbacks is proposed. If current setbacks are the MINIMUM, we can only conclude that to reduce them would put … Continue reading Ohio BigWind doesn’t have ‘their ducks in a row’
The Huron County Greenwich Windpark project is in the spotlight this week as citizens continue to battle what they believe has been an unfair and legally questionable process before the Ohio Power Siting Board. We imagine many Ohio communities feel empathy for the Greenwich residents. One issue that is in dispute concerns the OPSB’s interpretation … Continue reading Are Ohio’s farmers beginning to say NO to BigWind, but YES to solar?