Yesterday, the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee met to hear proponent testimony on a new version of a bill that would give County Commissioners the authority to reduce statutory setbacks for a “wind farm”. The minimum setback “shall be both” 1.1 times the total height of the turbine (including to tip of blade) to the … Continue reading Will BigWind move closer to its Ohio neighbors?
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Today will be a busy day as around 30 witnesses will testify in the Ohio House Public Utilities Committee concerning Senate Bill 310. Today’s Columbus Dispatch reports that the bill may spark a national movement toward repealing mandates for renewable energy. Americans for Prosperity has thrown their support behind the bill. The Urbana Daily Citizen … Continue reading Will Ohio SB310 begin a ‘domino’ effect to repeal BigWind mandates?
The Ohio House Public Utilities Committee was greeted by fifty witnesses wishing to testify on Am. Sub. S. B. 310 yesterday. The group was a mixture of both supporters and opponents and only a small number were able to be heard. Many were asked to hold over until next week. Among those who were not heard were … Continue reading Will Ohio rollback BigWind’s mandates???????