Tag: kill

(Big)Wind NOT a boon for ALL Van Wert county, Ohio, residents

Wind not a boon for all Van Wert County residents This letter is in response to Jason Dagger’s guest perspective concerning a PILOT for Logan County. Van Wert County went through this just a few years ago and we know the local Van Wert Chamber of Commerce director, Susan Munroe(currently employed by ALLEN COUNTY), is … Continue reading (Big)Wind NOT a boon for ALL Van Wert county, Ohio, residents

Wind energy firm sues to HIDE THE TRUTH and Ohio seeks to protect it

The Ohio House of Representatives has passed Amended Sub HB 490.  This is a large bill, but on page 151 and 152 of the bill was a small provision to enable the Ohio Dept of Natural Resources to regulate wildlife kills at industrial wind facilities.  Many species are protected at the federal level but there … Continue reading Wind energy firm sues to HIDE THE TRUTH and Ohio seeks to protect it

Feds must LIKE mosquitos and crop pests…

The hypocrisy is astounding. Other producers are fined $millions for taking endangered species, but BigWind is given a pass, EVERY time. And, the phrase "kill more than 60 endangered bats during the next 25 years" is laughable. We know these blades THROW birds/bats well beyond the radius that BigWind uses for their statistics. It is … Continue reading Feds must LIKE mosquitos and crop pests…