EPHRATA -- The Grant County Public Utility District's Board of Commissioners agreed Monday that Energy Northwest should proceed with phase three of its Nine Canyon Wind Project. To proceed, Energy Northwest is required by law to obtain approval from a majority of its member public utilities in Washington, including Grant County PUD.
This landscape is very precious. However, the News & Star supported windfarms, saying Whinash was in the wrong place – so where is the right place?
The row over controversial wind farm plans in the Swansea Valley will hit gale force this summer.
Sutton was in the spotlight on Town Meeting Day. They hauled out a few extra chairs. They poured more coffee. And prepared to debate article six. Sutton voters are being asked if they would support a wind farm on their ridge lines. Some took issue with the approach of UPC, the out of state company proposing the wind farm.
If a NIMBY is someone who fights to protect health and safety, wind and property rights, property values, and tax dollars of the residence of this county, or if a NIMBY is someone concerned about the general welfare of neighbors, then yes, I am a NIMBY.
FALLS TOWNSHIP, Pa., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced the Spanish wind-energy company Gamesa Corp. is expanding operations in Pennsylvania by investing another $34 million to open three new modern manufacturing centers on 20-plus acres of U.S. Steel's former Fairless Hills industrial site. The company previously had invested $40 million in Pennsylvania, including funding for another manufacturing facility, its first in North America.
Spanish Fork Mayor Joe Thomas said he is feeling cautiously optimistic walking into tonight's City Council meeting.
A House of Delegates committee restored local authority over the location of energy-related facilities when it amended a Senate bill creating a state energy plan yesterday.
SO 52% of the people in the BBC survey preferred renewables to other sources of energy. This is not much of a surprise if renewables were offered on an "either-or" basis.
BARTON – A popular state-owned beach in the Northeast Kingdom will have a clear view of some proposed wind power turbines, and that has some opponents concerned.
We who voted "no" are not willing to sacrifice the focal point of Londonderry for something that will produce so little benefit and that will create so many problems.
MANCHESTER — The town voted to oppose a proposed wind farm on Little Equinox and authorized the Select Board to spend up to $150,000 to do so during Town Meeting on Saturday.
Wind power projects of the magnitude proposed on our ridge lines would drastically affect the character of our state and do little or nothing to alleviate the problems of acid rain and greenhouse warming. Maybe Vince should listen to his colleagues. Some of them might know as much or more than he does.
As the state’s newspaper, the Gazette owes to its readers the effort to become informed as to the facts of the impending environmental disaster that is about to destroy our greatest natural resource, rather than simply parroting the wind industry’s false claims, as so many woefully uninformed newspapers and commentators have done.
On Feb. 24, the citizens of Londonderry voted overwhelming 425-213 against support of industrial-scale wind on Glebe Mountain.....The town has spoken. We hope the state will listen.
MANCHESTER - After a lengthy discussion, residents voted 62-60 against expressing support for a wind turbine proposal on Little Equinox.
It is true that alternative energy sources such as wind power have a limited role to play in meeting Britain’s energy needs. But they will only ever have a small role, and if the cost is scarring the increasingly threatened landscape, they should be rejected and other green and more efficient forms, including nuclear power, should prevail.
Please count me among those that vehemently oppose the expansion of this crazed idea of environmentally 'friendly' energy production. Windmills are NOT environmentally friendly when implemented whis way. Please feel free to use my as an example of someone who is DIRECTLY adversely effected by these noisy, UGLY industrial generators. Editor's Note: This email was sent to Vermont State Representative Rick Hube by Tom Shea, a Searsburg property owner.
GALESBURG - Another energy developer is interested in bringing a large-scale wind farm to Knox County.
MANCHESTER The town voted to oppose a proposed wind farm on Little Equinox and authorized the Select Board to spend up to $150,000 to do it during Town Meeting on Saturday.