Tag: senator cliff hite

The relationship between Ohio and BigWind is now unknown

As more information is made public about the predatory practices of former Ohio Senator Cliff Hite there is talk of possible of criminal charges.   We have no idea what the outcome will be but think that Cliff Hite is now safely in the rearview mirror of Northwestern Ohioans.  So the question becomes NOW WHAT?  Will … Continue reading The relationship between Ohio and BigWind is now unknown

Will Ohio legislators believe BigWind or look to the TRUTH that has happened in Minnesota?

Ohio legislators have a couple of BigWind legislation pieces to vote on, in the upcoming weeks.  Informed, educated Ohioans do NOT want BigWind in their backyard, for a variety of reasons. However, most legislators don't really care about doesn't directly affect them.  Below, is a prime example of how BigWind AFFECTS ALL OF US.  Ohioans, … Continue reading Will Ohio legislators believe BigWind or look to the TRUTH that has happened in Minnesota?

(yet another) BigWind Turbine in Ohio FAILS to produce power

Now we know, for fact, that multiple individual turbines have failed to produce the power that was promised, because we have blogged about them here.  Additionally, the NW Ohio industrial wind energy sites UNDERproduce, merely giving consumers 30% of what they originally promised to produce.  At what point, will others agree that Ohio is NOT … Continue reading (yet another) BigWind Turbine in Ohio FAILS to produce power

Ohio Senator Cliff Hite doesn’t understand the purpose of zoning, with new legislation

In a Press Conference held near the Hog Creek wind project site near Dunkirk in Hardin County, Sen. Cliff Hite announced his introduction of Senate Bill 188 to reduce setbacks for industrial wind facilities.   It has not yet been scheduled for a hearing nor has it been referred to a Committee.  The bill has … Continue reading Ohio Senator Cliff Hite doesn’t understand the purpose of zoning, with new legislation

Is Ohio Senator Cliff Hite being bribed by BigWind?

Ohio Senator Cliff Hite must be in bed with BigWind. Are they bribing him? There is no other logical explanation. . We have provided ample evidence, over many years, why BigWind setbacks should NOT be reduced in Ohio, yet, he plans TO INTRODUCE NEW LEGISLATION SIGNIFICANTLY SHORTENING THE OHIO SETBACKS, this fall.  It's time for … Continue reading Is Ohio Senator Cliff Hite being bribed by BigWind?

Does your neighbor ‘really’ have the right to install BigWind next to you? Maybe not…

Thank you, Mr. Pickerill, for a refreshing dose of common sense!  Unfortunately, it will probably take someone willing to spend the $$$ and sue a neighbor- but this is it, this is the foundation of any complaint.  We, as Ohio and American citizens, have a right to live in peace, without the torment of infrasound entering our … Continue reading Does your neighbor ‘really’ have the right to install BigWind next to you? Maybe not…

BigWind FIRE…Will Ohio Senators support us or them?

Senator Cliff Hite has introduced an amendment in the Ohio budget, which will allow BigWind to plant an industrial wind energy turbine very close to the home of Ohioans.  By looking at this picture (and the others at the source website), does ANYONE think this is a good idea? If you do, you need your … Continue reading BigWind FIRE…Will Ohio Senators support us or them?

‘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

4 windy states pull the rug out from under BigWind

It is time for BigWind to stand on its own 2 feet! Last week was a sad week for renewables. The four leading US wind states, Oklahoma, California, Texas and Iowa are all cutting back on subsidies for wind.  “The wind industry feels betrayed.” The Oklahoma Gov. wants to go a step further an impose … Continue reading 4 windy states pull the rug out from under BigWind

BigWind’s ‘OILY’ secret spills out

Unfortunately, many people are MIS informed about the cleanliness of renewable energy.  Industrial wind turbines are anything BUT clean and green.  In reality, each turbine has thousands of moving parts that must be lubricated with hundreds of gallons of oil.  This oil, much like in your car, must be 'changed' every so often, but how? … Continue reading BigWind’s ‘OILY’ secret spills out

Ohio Mayor shares the realities of BigWind in Van Wert, Ohio

BigWind does NOT generate a windfall for the communities in which it resides and Van Wert is no exception. BigWind avoids paying tax, thanks to the PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) that they INSIST each community accepts.  Additionally, they are given dozens of other incentives/subsidies to bully their way into a community.  BigWind is … Continue reading Ohio Mayor shares the realities of BigWind in Van Wert, Ohio

Senator Cliff Hite, why does BigWind always trump my property rights?

Ohio Senator, Cliff Hite, is proposing to reduce the BigWind setback, which is currently 1,125 feet from a property line. BigWind argues 2 points: the setback is too large and it should be from a residence, not a property line.  We have an important question to ask Senator Hite and the industry, "Why should YOUR … Continue reading Senator Cliff Hite, why does BigWind always trump my property rights?

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 in Iowa raising electricity prices and scamming taxpayers. Will Ohio investigate?

Iowa brings BigWind 'negative pricing' to the mainstream discussion and it is about time! The American people need to understand the TRUTH about what BigWind does to our electricity prices and reliability. Ohioans need to say NO to Cliff Hite and his efforts to increase the number of turbines in our state! What is negative … Continue reading BigWind in Iowa raising electricity prices and scamming taxpayers. Will Ohio investigate?

BigWind proves why wind turbines will cost USA jobs and security

WOW, the evidence is clear. BigWind will raise electric rates, lessen our energy security and, ultimately, cost Americans jobs. What entity, whether it be a state or country, can sustain such illogical policies? These poor decisions, driven by politics and green lobbying, will hurt the American poor the most. Subsidies steal money from necessary social … Continue reading BigWind proves why wind turbines will cost USA jobs and security