"Homage to the Flint Hills," an exhibit of 37 paintings and photographs inspired by the Flint Hills of Kansas, is now touring across the state and will be at the Erman B. White Gallery on the campus of Butler Community College from Feb. 3 - March 4. An opening reception will be held on February 4 from 3 -6 p.m.
It all sounds nice and crunchy on the surface, but Whole Foods might soon find itself picketed the same way Wal-Mart is, but instead of unions it'll be environmentalists.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. wind energy industry easily broke earlier annual installed capacity records in 2005, installing nearly 2,500 megawatts (MW) or over $3 billion worth of new generating equipment in 22 states, according to the Washington, D.C.-based American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
Thousands of people have objected to the scheme which objectors claim would ruin the appearance of the countryside and harm wildlife.
Still, residents who live around the ridgeline have been sharply divided about the renewable energy project. They'll be weighing in at a public hearing Thursday, at 7 p.m. at Londonderry's Flood Brook Elementary School, sponsored by the Windham Regional Commission.
Campaigners against a proposed windfarm in north Devon are claiming a small victory in preventing the turbines. A report by Devon County Council's environment director says the impact on the environment far outweighs the renewable energy benefits.
A proposed wind farm development north of the Canberra suburb of Hall has residents so concerned, some are considering legal action to prevent ActewAGL from proceeding with its plans.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A coalition of conservationists and clean energy advocates filed an initiative Wednesday that would require Washington state utility companies to increase the amount of renewable sources in their electricity supply to 15 percent by 2020.
The Toronto-based crane company is involved in the Erie Shores Wind Farm project in Port Burwell.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A citizens group has asked the state Public Service Commission to bar the developers of a wind farm in Grant County from doing any construction until the agency determines that its pre-construction requirements have been met
A citizen, Lisa Linowes, from New Hampshire testifies for the House Science and Technology Committee on NH Bill 1568 Here are excerpts from that testimony. Editor's Note: Lisa Linowes is a Director of National Wind Watch.
But can we respectfully suggest that anyone involved in a decision to put 236 turbines, each 540ft tall, nine miles offshore here, might like to assess the visual impact first.
"The towers are half the height of the hills. The proposal is massively out-of-scale with the surrounding environment and totally contradicts the amenities which surround it. They are marketing this as an environmentally friendly thing but it is not."
A group of employees at Raytheon are indeed looking at the feasibility of wind power, according to William Saslow, a systems engineer at the Portsmouth plant.
LISBON (AFP) - The Portuguese government has postponed the deadline for international bids for new wind farm permits to March 1 from January 30.
A GOVERNMENT minister admitted he didn't realise turbines planned for a massive windfarm off the North Wales coast would stand higher than Blackpool Tower.
Wind power is coming soon to the Windy City.
BATH - A new Steuben County law approved by legislators Monday will allow the county to tax wind- and solar-energy developments in the county.
The proposed site, complete with computer graphics showing the turbines and towers, showed a pretty rural setting changed to a scene from Star Wars.
The "system" needs a major overhaul if small towns with tiny budgets or private citizens wish to have "a seat at the table" when it comes to potential wind development projects.