PRINCETON— Supporters and opponents of the pending windmill project will have another opportunity to have their voices heard, this time to the Department of Telecommunications and Energy, at a public hearing tonight.
Olds was afraid that by installing the electricity-generating equipment as a demonstration project at the Marina, the city would be promoting wind turbines, which would send the wrong message to the public. So Olds added a stipulation to which the council agreed: before accepting the Southwest Wind Power turbine, the Golden Gate Audubon Society would have to give its O.K. to the project. It did so on Wednesday, with a caveat—GGAS asked the city to monitor the turbine and to remove it if it killed birds.
ANTI-WIND farm campaigners fear that beauty spots, including the Monadhliath Mountains, will be needlessly sacrificed unless Highland Council rethinks its controversial draft policy on green energy.
The drive to increase Britain's offshore wind energy was given a significant boost today as details were announced of how their connection to the electricity network onshore would be funded and operated.
Controversial plans for a wind farm on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea have been deemed "invalid" by district planners, we can reveal.
It is not necessary to sacrifice the privilege of Massachusetts' magnificent coastline which sustains us. In allowing the destruction of an ecological sanctuary like Nantucket Sound we will fail in our commitment to uphold the public trust placed in us to protect our coastline for future generations.
Fears over the safety of pilots using the Pincher Creek Municipal Airport have put the brakes on a wind farm project, approved by the municipal district more than two years ago.
WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- The April 26 deadline for applications for allocation of congressionally authorized clean renewable energy bonds is fast approaching and it's unclear whether the sanctioned amount of $800 million will be enough to serve the growing interest in renewable energy projects.
Changes suggested during a public meeting in January on Mono's wind generation policy have been made to a draft bylaw and a decision on whether to pass it will likely be made after the town's revised Official Plan is adopted. Most of the changes were to make the wording of the bylaw clearer.
BEEKMANTOWN -- Residents are looking to blow back the wind-power project proposed for the Rand Hill Road area.
My advice to Mr. Peskin is accept the voice of neighbors who care enough to vote on the issue ....
Winona County’s proposed wind turbine project moved toward the end of its study phase this week when the county board of commissioners approved an additional $44,000 in seed money.
As is too often the case we have failed to engage in advance thinking and are therefore slugging it out town by town in the after-the-fact regulatory process. The process is bitter, expensive, stressful and time consuming.
Your [Boston Globe] front page headline of March 29, "Audubon review supports wind farm" was a rush to judgment according to Vernon Lang, supervisor of Fish and Wildlife’s New England field office, the agency lead official on the Cape Wind proposal. Editor's Note: This letter has been submitted to the Boston Globe.
Officials at the Massachusetts Audubon Society said yesterday that, despite this week's decision by the powerful conservation group to conditionally endorse the controversial 130-turbine Cape Wind power project, the group will continue to consider other projects in the state on a case-by-case basis.
PRINCETON — On February 21, when Princeton Light Department Manager Jonathan Fitch drove over Westminster Road to check on the windmills, he got an unpleasant surprise. Instead of seven, he counted only six.
Thankfully an informed electorate is telling our powers that be to look elsewhere for answers to our electrical needs.
Somerset, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2006 –- The Windmill Committee of the Town of Somerset has completed the first drafts of legislation that will permit the construction of commercial Windmills by AES Somerset LLC, and of residential Windmills by the Town’s residents.
BATTLE lines have been drawn this week as plans to build five wind power turbines at Brent Knoll have finally been submitted.
A Referendum of villagers has identified strong support for plans to erect a £50million windfarm on a hillside site near Lochan Shira reservoir at Dalmally, Argyll.