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Supreme Court rules AGAINST the (Say Yes to BigWind Board) in Ohio

A bit of good news!  On Thursday, the Ohio Supreme Court filed its decision in the Black Fork Wind case.  In a 5-2 decision, the OSC ruled in favor of the local citizens who have been fighting this battle since 2009.  A copy of the decision is attached. As we reported last August: This project … Continue reading Supreme Court rules AGAINST the (Say Yes to BigWind Board) in Ohio

Rural Greenwich, Ohio, taking BigWind to the supreme court

"according to Ohio law, before the Ohio Power Siting Board can issue a certificate for a windfarm, the board must be able to show the proposed windfarm will comply with various requirements related to flicker, sound and ice throw. The board was supposed to have developed rules related to those requirements by 2008. The board “never … Continue reading Rural Greenwich, Ohio, taking BigWind to the supreme court

Ohio Power Siting Board members need to live within Wind Farm

No surprise.  Yes, the wind-opposition group had an opportunity to voice their concerns. NO, they weren't actually HEARD. The OPSB is a "yes" group, and some say they work behind the scenes with the wind groups. They have NEVER denied an application for a wind farm in Ohio. I don't think they ever will, until … Continue reading Ohio Power Siting Board members need to live within Wind Farm