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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  Seneca County now joins Van Wert as a county which has repealed their designation.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

‘Hite’-Way Robbery amendment gives BigWind POWER in Ohio

"(Senator) Cliff Hite introduces amendment to grant private property to foreign corporations without the consent of the property owner, a land grant unequaled since the days of the railroad robber barons.” Kevon Martis, IICCUSA Senator Cliff Hite has introduced an amendment to the budget bill returning setback measurements to a non-participating neighbor’s home rather than … Continue reading ‘Hite’-Way Robbery amendment gives BigWind POWER in Ohio

Can Ohioans sue Senator Cliff Hite if his BigWind legislation passes?

Ohio Senator Cliff Hite will soon be proposing to shorten the current Ohio BigWind setback of 1,125 feet.  IF his legislation passes AND an Ohioan suffers from a consequence (see 1,000 foot ice throw below) of this legislation, can the Ohioan sue Senator Hite? As we have previously stated, it is time for Senator Hite … Continue reading Can Ohioans sue Senator Cliff Hite if his BigWind legislation passes?

BigWind attacks Newsweek. Did they divert attention FROM the facts

Newsweek created quite a stir this week when AWEA 'called them out' for not vetting a college prof who wrote an op-ed piece about problems with wind energy. The attacks thrown at them, along with the defensive position that Newsweek has, subsequently , taken the story away from the facts. But isn't this what BigWind is … Continue reading BigWind attacks Newsweek. Did they divert attention FROM the facts

Citizens applaud Ohio Senate for increased BigWind setbacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 22, 2014 Contact: Kevon Martis, Executive Director Interstate Concerned Citizens Coalition (517) 403-2438 Citizens Hail Action by Ohio Senate to Correct Predatory Wind Turbine Setback Law Measure Sustains Wind Project Possibilities Citizens of northern and western Ohio applauded action by the Ohio Senate to help protect property rights and values … Continue reading Citizens applaud Ohio Senate for increased BigWind setbacks