Pictures from Wisconsin
Numerous residents living within, or in the environs of Duke Energy's Shirley Wind project in the Town of Glenmore, WI are now displaying 4' x 4' yard signs stating what the Brown County Board of Health officially declared, namely, that the Shirley Wind turbines are "a human health hazard" There are now 20 families displaying the signs, many of which are shown on this page. Visitors to this page are encouraged to share these photos with others. The photos can be downloaded in high resolution by clicking the links below.
At the We Energies Blue Sky/Green Field wind project near the Town of Johnsburg in Fond du Lac County, at least seven turbines appeared to be leaking oil as shown in the photo.
Special thanks to cartoonist Lynda Barry for permitting us to post her comic on the Windaction.org site. Ms. Barry's strip conveys the story of those living in and around a wind energy facility in Brownsville, Wisconsin.
Meyer Family lives 3/4 miles east of South Byron in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. The new wind turbines went on line the first week of March, 2008. The family has maintained a log of the noise from the turbines since March 3, 2008. (See: http://www.windaction.org/documents/15529)
Photo from the wind site near Johnsburg, North East of Fond du Lac. Tuesday, April 29, 2008.
Blue Sky Green Field project located in northeast Fond du Lac County, WI.
Blue Sky Green Field project in northeast Fond du Lac County, WI.
This photo was taken several miles east of the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge.
This photo was taken several miles east of the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge. It shows a flock of more than 50 sandhill cranes. A newly erected 400-foot wind turbine stands in the background.
This photo was taken several miles east of the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge. It shows a flock 16 sandhill cranes and 1 whooping crane. In the background is a newly erected 400-foot wind turbine.
Wind turbines in action at Monfort Wind Farm near the Town of Cobb in Iowa County in this 2005 photo.
Giant wind turbines are up to 474 feet tall, with blades the size of the 747 aircraft -- about 300 feet --spinning around.