www.windaction.orgfacts, analysis, exposure of wind energy's real impactsWindactionhttp://www.windaction.org/articles/c127?theme=atomXarayar2006-06-12T02:16:27ZAkron, Fairgrove discuss â€˜Tuscola Wind II' development project.381422013-04-20T12:37:19Z2013-04-20T12:37:19ZThe Akron Township Planning Commission and also the Fairgrove Planning Commission each held a hearing this week on NextEra Energy Resources' proposed "Tuscola Wind II" development in those two townships.Wind ordinance scrutinized.229772009-09-04T20:09:46Z2009-09-04T20:09:46ZThe Iron County Planning Commission held a lengthy discussion Thursday night with state energy program representatives, wind energy company members and retailers, engineers and concerned residents on the county's proposed wind energy ordinance changes.
The Iron County Commission hopes to pass changes to the current ordinance, which was adopted February 2008, after planners have a chance to elaborate on wind energy regulations for both residential and commercial areas.
Town of Litchfield NY Wind Energy Facilities Local Law.87742012-03-01T00:00:00Z2012-03-01T00:00:00ZThe Town of Litchfield, New York adopted this comprehensive wind energy ordinance including detailed finding of fact to substantiate the siting standards codified in the law.Caratunk Maine: Wine Energy Facility Ordinance.364042011-10-01T00:00:00Z2011-10-01T00:00:00ZThe purpose of this Ordinance is to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents and property owners of Caratunk by establishing reasonable and uniform regulations for Wind Energy Facilities (WEFs).Wind ordinance Riga Township, Lenawee County Michigan.324512011-07-13T04:49:22Z2011-07-13T04:49:22ZThis wind ordinance was adopted by Riga Township to govern the safe siting of industrial wind energy facilities.Eastbrook Maine wind ordinance.345472010-12-20T11:56:57Z2010-12-20T11:56:57ZThe town of Eastbrook, Maine adopted this wind ordinance to protect its residents from noise, shadow flicker and other impacts produced by operating wind energy facilities.Town of Phillips, Maine Wind Energy Facility Ordinance .291352010-09-16T13:11:48Z2010-09-16T13:11:48ZThe purpose of this Ordinance is to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the residents and property owners of Phillips by establishing reasonable and uniform regulations for Wind Energy Facilities (WEFs). The comprehensive setback standards detailed in the ordinance protect against the hazards of a) Falling and Debris Hazard, b) Flicker Hazard, and c) Acoustic Hazard.Town of Holland wind energy conversion system (WECS) ordinance.272972010-05-01T00:00:00Z2010-05-01T00:00:00ZThe township of Holland in northeastern Wisconsin recently drafted an ordinance to protect the health and safety of its residents from Invenergy LLC's proposed plan to build industrial wind turbines within 1000 ft. of residences. After extensive study and review of wind turbines and their effects on people, wildlife, farm animals, and land, the town wind study committee, planning commission, and town board unanimously approved increasing the set-back to 2640ft(1/2 mile) from occupied structures and limiting noise to a maximum of 35 decibels. A summary of the ordinance is below. The full ordinance can be accessed by clicking on the link(s) at the bottom of the page.Jackson ME wind energy ordinance.254862010-02-06T11:07:11Z2010-02-06T11:07:11ZCenterville Township commercial wind energy systems ordinance.257562009-11-10T14:49:14Z2009-11-10T14:49:14ZCenterville Township in Leelanau County has prepared this commercial wind energy systems ordinance.Union Township wind energy systems licensing ordinance.188602008-11-13T05:15:49Z2008-11-13T05:15:49ZUnion Township adopted this wind energy ordinance governing the placement of industrial scale wind turbines in the town.Town of Ridgeville, WI wind energy ordinance.172282008-08-04T11:58:13Z2008-08-04T11:58:13ZAt the August 4, 2008 town meeting, the Town of Ridgeville located in Monroe County Wisconsin passed a wind ordinance to govern placement of wind energy turbines in the town. Section VI of the ordinance establishes the development and performance standards to be adhered to, including turbine sound limits and setbacks. The full ordinance can be accessed by clicking on the link below. Wilton Township wind energy conversion systems ordinance.168232008-07-08T23:23:23Z2008-07-08T23:23:23ZThe Town of Wilton, in Monroe County Wisconsin, recently adopted a land use ordinance that governs the placement of wind energy turbines in the town. Sections H and L of the ordinance address the standards pertaining to turbine sound limits and setbacks respectively. The full ordinance can be accessed by clicking on the link below. Magnolia Township wind energy systems licensing ordinance.152012008-07-03T13:01:10Z2008-07-03T13:01:10ZThe Magnolia Township in Rock County Wisconsin passed a wind ordinance to govern placement of wind energy turbines in the town. Sections G and J of the ordinance define standards pertaining to turbine sound limits and setbacks respectively. The full ordinance can be accessed by clicking on the link below.Clay Banks Township, WI wind energy ordinance.165572008-05-03T18:51:57Z2008-05-03T18:51:57ZThe Township of Clay Banks, Wisconsin approved a wind energy ordinance to govern the construction of wind energy conversions systems (turbines) within the Township's boundaries. The full ordinance can be downloaded by clicking on the links at the bottom of this page. The sections on Noise and Setback requirements are excerpted and presented below. West Providence PA wind ordinance.157592008-04-07T12:30:51Z2008-04-07T12:30:51ZAn ordinance of the township of West Providence, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, concerning and regulating the placement, construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of wind turbine generators, the issuance of land use permits in connection therewith, and prescribing penalties for violations hereof. Section 12.1 of the ordinance pertaining to setbacks is included below (2,000 feet from a property line; 2,500 feet from all structures). The full text can be accessed by clicking on the link below.Calumet County wind ordinance.147892008-03-18T15:37:42Z2008-03-18T15:37:42ZThe Calumet County Board of Supervisors of Calumet County Wisconsin adopted an ordinance governing sound levels and setbacks pertaining to industrial-scale wind turbines. The text of the ordinance adopted appears in the file linked to this page -- Chapter 79 of the ordinance. Click on the link to download the document and go to pdf page 266 of 325. Meredith wind law 2008 - final draft.143642008-02-26T19:21:04Z2008-02-26T19:21:04ZThe town of Meredith, NY has introduced a new wind ordinance which bans industrial wind. By unanimously vote, the law was scheduled for a public hearing on March 4th. This new ordinance will void the ordinance permitting industrial turbines that was passed last summer (2007). The full law can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. Section 105 listed below provides some insight into the issues considered in developing this regulation.
Brandon NY wind energy facility law.164162008-02-21T04:18:13Z2008-02-21T04:18:13ZThe attached document contains the Brandon NY wind energy facility law. The law, which bans industrial-scale wind turbines, was passed in February, 2008.Union Township draft wind ordinance.139022008-02-01T18:27:39Z2008-02-01T18:27:39Z