Tag: seneca county

Ohio has a BigWin against (another) BigWind

Hallelujiah! Congratulations to the people of Northern Ohio, who have tirelessly fought against BigWind for a very long time. There are still other projects they continue to fight, but this small victory is needed.  In particular, we recognize the wisdom exhibited by their county commissioners to revoke the Alternative Energy Zone, as these are magnets for … Continue reading Ohio has a BigWin against (another) BigWind

Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

A big hooray for Sandusky County where the County Commissioners have rescinded their designation as an Alternative Energy Zone (AEZ).  The vote cancelled the action taken 7 years ago.  Readers will recall that the Seneca County Commissioners rescinded their AEZ earlier this summer and it took effect June 30th.   The OPSB Public Hearing for … Continue reading Hooray! Seneca county rescinds AEZ and HB6 passes

Thumbs Down to Ohio BigWind Alternative Energy Zone

A great victory was achieved this week for the warriors of Seneca County when two of the three County Commissioners voted to repeal the county’s designation as an Alternative Energy Zone.  Seneca County now joins Van Wert as a county which has repealed their designation.  Remaining AEZ counties include Sandusky, Delaware, Franklin, Putnam, Paulding, Hardin, … Continue reading Thumbs Down to Ohio BigWind Alternative Energy Zone

Why can’t batteries save BigWind in Ohio?

In the past, we have blogged about the poor performance of industrial wind energy turbines in Ohio (just ask USV/ONU schools about this!). It is public record that they actually produce less than 40% of what they touted to the public. Remember how many homes were to be powered by an industrial site? Hogwash! Anyway, … Continue reading Why can’t batteries save BigWind in Ohio?

BigWind in Seneca county, Ohio forced to press the Brakes (Delay)

Seneca Wind Petitions The OPSB for a Two-Month Delay in their Project and Hearings As many things have come crashing down around sPower in the last few months it appears that they are officially struggling to continue on with their schedule as they had originally planned. According to a document filed today on the OPSB's … Continue reading BigWind in Seneca county, Ohio forced to press the Brakes (Delay)

Anti-wind group OPENS OFFICE in Ohio

The Seneca Anti-Wind union has opened an OFFICE that will be staffed by volunteers to provide the TRUTH about the proposed industrial wind projects in their area! Citizens are uniting, educating and sharing information. This is a great way to combat the powerful industrial wind lobby! Seneca Anti-Wind Union opened its office downtown in the … Continue reading Anti-wind group OPENS OFFICE in Ohio

BigWind ‘Spinning’ the TRUTH

The New Year is staring off with gusto!  A must watch video has been produced by the Seneca Anti-Wind Union coalition.  Everyone – we mean everyone should watch this video, share it on your social media, send it to your friends and think about ways your community can activate your neighbors.   Watch https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=pzg8qPOgI7s. Next, educate … Continue reading BigWind ‘Spinning’ the TRUTH

Is BigWind the ‘greatest’ thing to ever come to Ohio? Sorry, many think NOT

This past week, Sen. Obhof reiterated his feeling that HB 114 to lower the renewable energy and energy efficiency standards and reduce the wind turbine setbacks was not likely to advance given the year-end time crunch and because the changes proposed need “more caucus support”.  “"We have very little time left and, as I've mentioned … Continue reading Is BigWind the ‘greatest’ thing to ever come to Ohio? Sorry, many think NOT

Boom! Ohio commissioner slammed w BigWind facts

...Commissioner Stacy, in your letter, you referred to “facts have been misconstrued” and “not sharing real facts” or “not stopping misinformation.” I take personal offense to your comments since I have been the primary presenter at the Seneca Anti-Wind Union informational meetings (which you have yet to attend) and I feel I do my best … Continue reading Boom! Ohio commissioner slammed w BigWind facts

BigWind attacking Ohio lame duck session

The mad rush to year-end has officially begun!  Big wind accelerates its development efforts during the holidays hoping no one notices.  Panic sets in as the lame duck session of the Ohio General Assembly gets underway. The declining Production Tax Credit forces some developers to reconsider the viability of some projects in the pipeline.  The … Continue reading BigWind attacking Ohio lame duck session

Are the tides ‘turning’ in formerly friendly BigWind areas???

As BigWind (plans) a spread across Ohio, Iowa has begun a quiet revolt. Iowa, home to thousands of turbines, now has individuals who are EDUCATED/INFORMED about the risks associated with these machines.  Has the tide begun to turn against BigWind there?  Have you joined a local anti-wind Ohio group? Have you become informed? The time … Continue reading Are the tides ‘turning’ in formerly friendly BigWind areas???

Seneca county, Ohio continues its fight against BigWind

After seeing the information on the proximity of a large number of 650 foot turbines to Seneca East school, and the new World Health Organization concerns about the sound levels that sPower says will be experienced at the school, several people have contacted us about what could be done. We have checked into the issue … Continue reading Seneca county, Ohio continues its fight against BigWind

BigWind’s Big$ FAILS in Ohio

Ohio voters have spoken and LOUDLY against BigWind...and their OUT of STATE $. In ALL cases above, BigWind FELL. Thank you to all who cared to vote for individual property rights. Continue to share your opinions, educate your neighbors and call the Statehouse. BigWind WILL return with more $ in the future. Perseverance can win this … Continue reading BigWind’s Big$ FAILS in Ohio

BigWind smearing political opponents

In his famous novel, Catch-22, Joseph Heller posits that “Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.”   Indeed. Attached please find samples of BigWind smear mailings.  The first mailer was launched against Seneca County incumbent Commissioner Mike Kerschner who is running for re-election.  Kerschner supports the repeal of the Seneca County Alternative Energy Zone … Continue reading BigWind smearing political opponents

What will BigWind ‘really’ do to your home value???

For every flawed study the Big Wind industry presents with no real loss of property value resulting from massive turbines, there are 10 more studies indicating that is definitely not the case. Wind leases continue to be gathered in townships surrounding the rural Tiffin area. There will be over a thousand homes within two miles … Continue reading What will BigWind ‘really’ do to your home value???