Yesterday was a huuuuggge day at the Statehouse where rural landowners from Champaign, Van Wert, Seneca, Huron, Richland, Allen, Hardin and Logan Counties assembled to provide opponent testimony against the proposed setbacks in Sub. H.B. 114. Fifty-three separate testimonies were submitted for the record and twenty of them were presented verbally by a great group … Continue reading Ohio testifies against (HB 114) BigWind in a BigWay
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The Van Wert county overwhelmingly said NO to a county commissioner who strongly supported Apex Clean Energy! The same occurred, across the border, in Cass County, IN... ...The TRUTH is hard to hide and it is out. BigWind is a bully across America. It divides families and communities and damages our energy security b/c … Continue reading Apex Clean Energy handed big ‘blow’ in Van Wert, Ohio
The facts speak for themselves. The Moser family and close friend have contributed $3610 to the Vicky Profit campaign for Van Wert, Ohio county commissioner. This information is public record and listed on the Jon Husted Statement of Contributions Received at the elections office. Connections to Apex Clean Energy represent 84% of the funds raised … Continue reading Is Apex Clean Energy trying to influence Van Wert, OH commissioner election????
Didn't BigWind, recently, DENY that these contracts act as any sort of gag clause? YES, companies have told the public that they welcome and encourage feedback about issues related to their projects...except that they don't. In NW Ohio, one company has even promoted the fact that there are virtually no complaints associated with their project. Gee, … Continue reading Ohio BigWind contracts acknowledge turbine problems
There are many reasons why rural communities are fighting back against wind development. This isn’t some crusade against a cleaner source of energy, that would be silly to think that people agains living in a wind turbine project want dirty air and water. What this boils down to is property rights guaranteed by the constitution, … Continue reading Why is rural Ohio fighting against BigWind?
There has been ongoing work behind the scenes in the Ohio General Assembly with regards to BigWind. There had been speculation last year that HB 114 (repealing renewable mandates) and SB 238 (shortening setbacks) might be combined into a substitute Senate bill. We believe the “McColley Compromise” (BigWind is being promoted by Sen Balderson … Continue reading Rep Seitz ‘fights’ for Ohioans against BigWind
BigWind is utilizing Ohio Senator Cliff Hite to attack our property rights by inserting an amendment to SHORTEN the protective setback between a wind turbine and an adjacent property. We have coined this 'Hite-way robbery'. The majority of Ohio Senators are persuaded by their lobbying efforts (YES, BigWind has hired a big lobbying firm to … Continue reading How many cargo ships deliver with sails? BigWind FRAUD uncovered
Yesterday, the Ohio Senate members of the General Assembly'sRenewable Energy Study Committee were announced. We will be curious to see if Senator Cliff Hite will be as aggressive as he has been in the past in supporting the wind industry. Hite represents much of the area targeted for wind development including all or part of Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, … Continue reading Ohio Renewable Energy committee has SIGNIFICANT farm bureau connections
The Ohio House of representatives gears up this week to hear testimony on Senate Bill 310. On Tuesday, Senator Balderson will provide sponsor testimony followed by other witnesses in support of the bill. On Wednesday opponents, interested parties and the rest of the world will testify. Speaker of the House, Rep. Bill Batchelder, wants to … Continue reading Everpower’s admission = BigWind’s failed mousetrap