Tag: noise

Could BigWind affect the Quality of Your life? Hmm…

Do you wonder if it is really true that BigWind could impact your quality of life? Aren't most noise and infrasound claims 'overstated' and 'exaggerated'?? Well, for those of us in Ohio, we don't have to look far for the truth. Van Wert citizens made it VERY clear to local and state politicians that BigWind HAS … Continue reading Could BigWind affect the Quality of Your life? Hmm…

If BigWind gets Higher, we can get closer, right? NO!!

That't right, BigWind is proposing TALLER turbines in the USA...while they lobby, hard in Ohio, for SHORTER safety setbacks! ZERO logic. Additionally, as farmers complain that soil compaction occurs, what will occur as a result of LARGER and HEAVIER equipment on our roads and fields??????...... RECHARGE US developers propose record 207-metre wind turbine height A new … Continue reading If BigWind gets Higher, we can get closer, right? NO!!

World Health Organiz says BigWind IS too noisy!

“The wind industry has denied and ignored evidence directly linking wind turbines and sleep disruption leading to negative human and animal impacts worldwide. Expect WHO’s new Guidelines to give rise to new standards to mitigate if not eliminate this ongoing suffering.” “The burden of environmental noise with wind turbines is not episodic or random: for … Continue reading World Health Organiz says BigWind IS too noisy!

(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

Ohio Power Siting Board says YES to BigWind’s ‘Top Secret’ information (again)

The Ohio Power Siting Board approved a request in the Buckeye Wind case from turbine maker Gamesa to extend the protective order which keeps noise and safety information secret.  In 2013 Gamesa was granted a protective order for 18 months,  On June 1, 2015, the OPSB granted an additional 24months of secrecy until June 1, … Continue reading Ohio Power Siting Board says YES to BigWind’s ‘Top Secret’ information (again)

Ohio BigWind News and cries to allow them closer to our homes

marec-comments Oh my, where to start? Comments on the Ohio Power Siting Board’s proposed rules have been submitted and are posted on the OPSB website at http://dis.puc.state.oh.us/CaseRecord.aspx?CaseNo=16-1109. Terrence O’Donnell, son of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O’Donnell, filed two comment letters. One is filed as counsel for the LeedCo Icebreaker project in Lake Erie and … Continue reading Ohio BigWind News and cries to allow them closer to our homes

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

Country of Poland proves that Ohio’s wind turbines setbacks are weak

  The BigWind companies in Ohio are, chronically and constantly, arguing that our setbacks from property lines are entirely too restrictive. So restrictive, in fact, that it hampers THEIR success in our state. But, what about OUR residents?  We recently blogged about an individual in Van Wert county who has struggled (and still is) with … Continue reading Country of Poland proves that Ohio’s wind turbines setbacks are weak

The ‘rest of the story’ about Van Wert, Ohio turbines

How often does BigWind create a positive atmosphere in the community? How often does it bring unity? How often do Facts relay the Truth? rarely..... To the editor, Citizens for Clear Skies is a group formed to bring the truth to the community on the dynamics of wind energy. We are accused of only being … Continue reading The ‘rest of the story’ about Van Wert, Ohio turbines

BigWind graveyard or birthplace? Van Wert, Ohio

On Hoaglin Center Rd in Van Wert, Ohio this BigWind graveyard and birthplace exists. Some believe it is a graveyard because damaged blades seem to appear, regularly, as if they are being changed out at night. This is also a birthplace, as the replacement blades regularly move in/out of this lot (via train).  The Van … Continue reading BigWind graveyard or birthplace? Van Wert, Ohio

Van Wert BigWind developer SELLS (as expected) before the $$ runs out…

This article is WRONG. It is NOT the Blue Creek wind farm that is expanding, it is one of the Paulding projects. Iberdrola has SOLD their Blue Creek wind farm to Avangrid....something we have warned you about for years. The developers like to sell their industrial wind site BEFORE year 10, because maintenance issues become … Continue reading Van Wert BigWind developer SELLS (as expected) before the $$ runs out…

List of BigWind REJECTIONS all over the USA. Need help? Look here!

Do you wonder what other states are doing to fight BigWind? It is a growing list of actions that have been taken to protect individuals and communities. Please click the link, below and view the spreadsheet and see if there has been an action that could help you!!! An interesting addition to our post from … Continue reading List of BigWind REJECTIONS all over the USA. Need help? Look here!

Sometimes, turbines make grown men cry

The following letter elicits many emotions that range from beautiful to maddening, but this is why we fight. This is why we care. This is why we must stand up to the injustice that BigWind brings into our communities... "I'm home, safe and sound."Words that should always go together. But yesterday I had an emotional … Continue reading Sometimes, turbines make grown men cry

Illinois residents hear the truth about BigWind and say NO

It is incredible that BigWind denies the truth about the noise, flicker and vibrations, when there are individuals, all over the world, experiencing the problems! Will Wind Turbines become the next scandal like cigarettes? Not only do you read about individuals affected by BigWind, in this article, but you can read the 2nd link (bottom … Continue reading Illinois residents hear the truth about BigWind and say NO

BigWind leaseholders in Michigan have regrets

How many of you think that all residents living INside industrial wind sites are happy? You need to listen to this Youtube video from residents & leaseholders in Michigan. Will this happen to our neighbors in Ohio? Remember, BigWind is now lobbying, in Ohio, to reduce our 1,250 foot setback and give the decision-making rights … Continue reading BigWind leaseholders in Michigan have regrets