The bill would basically tell people, especially those who in the past objected to the siting of natural gas transmission lines and windmills, to go fly a kite.
A CONTROVERSIAL windfarm planned for one of Scotland's most scenic areas is among developments that pose a potential risk to aircraft safety, aviation chiefs have warned.
The Senate passed a bill Friday that would set taxation rates on 18 to 20 proposed wind turbines in Highland County.
MANCHESTER — Three proposed articles dealing with wind energy have been consolidated for March Town Meeting.
HERKIMER - Three residents made their point perfectly clear to county legislators during Wednesday night's meeting: town officials where local windmill projects have been proposed want more say in ongoing negotiations between the county and wind energy companies.
A Michigan-based companay, Mackinaw LLC, is looking at Mt. Greeley in the Keweenaw as a possible location for wind turbines.
Wind farms have been blamed for the deaths of Europe's largest eagle, fuelling fears the controversial turbines will pose a threat to Britain's birdlife.
Scottish and Southern Energy claims the line needs to be upgraded to allow windfarms to link to the national grid.
Fourteen members of the state House of Representatives and three members of the Senate attended a caucus of legislators to see if there was a common approach to the issue.
In a recent article by Jeanne Miles and Gail Montany, "Industrial Wind Tops News from NEK in 2005," reference is made to Shay Totten's piece in the Vermont Guardian, wherein he names David Rapaport and Mathew Rubin (the "R & R team") "Vermonters of the Year."
"Windfarms in closely settled rural areas are not popular and the current ad hoc approach to subsidising and approving windfarms is clearly flawed."
MANCHESTER - A public Interactive Wind Summit will be held on Feb. 11 from 9:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. at Manchester Elementary-Middle School as the culminating event of a three-month community process over the proposed commercial wind farm on Little Equinox Mountain.
AS the dust settles on last week's decision to approve of the Taralga windfarm, the development's opponents are digging in and seeking legal advice to stop the project going ahead.
SPRINGFIELD - Supporters of energy-producing wind farms say a plan to change how the state taxes the giant turbines could put the fledgling industry out of business.
FREEPORT - A federal lawsuit seeking to stop development of a $90 million wind turbine farm north of Leaf River has been filed against about two dozen defendants in United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois in Rockford.
The presence of wind farms will have literally NO impact on the number of coal burning plants that must be kept on line to meet demand. NONE.
Wind turbines are being considered as a source of some power for the town's sewage treatment facility and the village's water wells.
Wind turbines have caused the death of four rare, white-tailed eagles on islands off the Norwegian coast, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds said yesterday.
A bill that would create a state energy policy has been amended to give the state more power to trump local zoning laws.
Thousands of birds nest around, or migrate through, the Lake Erie shoreline near Buffalo. Just how many of them would be killed by spinning windmill blades was the dominant concern at a meeting Thursday night on the area's potential to generate wind energy.