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Wind turbines threaten livelihoods

You people on the town board who have signed contracts with the wind company need to resign as your presence on the board is now a conflict of interest. You were elected to manage roads and provide services like garbage pickup, not going door-to-door selling for the wind company.
12 Feb 2006

Take your wind farms elsewhere

RESIDENTS came out in force this week to object to plans to build the North East's most powerful wind farm near North Charlton. Most of the 180 people who packed into the Northumberland Hall on Tuesday night voted to oppose npower renewables' 18-turbine plan for Middlemoor.
12 Feb 2006

Wind firms eye southwest Wyo

GREEN RIVER -- Sweetwater County sits atop some of the nation's largest natural gas reserves, about a third of the world's natural soda ash supply and ample reserves of coal and oil. But not all of the county's untapped energy resources lie underground. County officials say a lot of it passes right over head on those blustery, windy Wyoming days
12 Feb 2006

Group says wind energy will not meet Bush's objectives

National Wind Watch, Inc., an organization based in Rowe, Mass., dedicated to providing the facts about wind energy, welcomed President Bush's state-of-the-union call to become less reliant on foreign oil for America's energy needs. The organization agrees advances in technology are essential, but warns further appropriations for wind energy would be a distraction from Bush's defined energy objectives.
10 Feb 2006
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