Tag: tipton county

Could BigWind affect the Quality of Your life? Hmm…

Do you wonder if it is really true that BigWind could impact your quality of life? Aren't most noise and infrasound claims 'overstated' and 'exaggerated'?? Well, for those of us in Ohio, we don't have to look far for the truth. Van Wert citizens made it VERY clear to local and state politicians that BigWind HAS … Continue reading Could BigWind affect the Quality of Your life? Hmm…

What every Ohioan should know about BigWind (as a new neighbor)

If you live in Ohio, you should share these truths (from Indiana) with your legislators. Legislators who are STRONGLY considering SHORTENING the distances between an industrial wind energy turbine and your home.  And our governor supports this nonsense! BigWind lobbies hard and they are extremely well funded, so it is vital that you educate yourselves … Continue reading What every Ohioan should know about BigWind (as a new neighbor)

Ohio grid admits BigWind is expensive; Indiana commiss regrets saying YES to BigWind

It has been another busy week with BigWind in Ohio. On the “good news” front, the Ohio Mandate Study Committee convened on Wednesday to hear testimony from the grid operator, PJM.  Our friend Senator Seitz was brilliant in his questioning and extracted admissions that the transmission requirements and back-up needed to support wind made them very … Continue reading Ohio grid admits BigWind is expensive; Indiana commiss regrets saying YES to BigWind

Remember the voters when you agree to give BigWind a PILOT

Hardin and Logan county commissioners should take note: A PILOT is a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes that Ohio county commissioners may provide BigWind projects. It allows them to pay a fraction of their true tax bill, estimated at only 15% of the allowable amount under Ohio tax laws. All politics is local and throughout Ohio and the Midwest, … Continue reading Remember the voters when you agree to give BigWind a PILOT