A study released yesterday envisions a waterfront drive, bike path, marina village, housing and the opening for development of 350 acres that may be relinquished by the Navy. NEWPORT -- It is a plan that could change hundreds of acres along Narragansett Bay, transforming an area once dominated by the Navy into exclusive waterfront property open to public and private development.
email@example.com 30 November 2005 NORTH Devon District Councillors have overwhelmingly rejected the plan to built a wind farm at Fullabrook Down. They agreed with their officers and decided to indicate refusal to the Government which will have the final say. The motion was proposed by Cllr Rodney Cann, who said the application was a threat to the character and appearance of North Devon. Exhibitions for an against the proposed Batsworthy Cross wind farm near South Molton were held last week. Npower spokesman Patrick Spink said of 4,700 feedback cards sent to residents, 320 had been returned, 57 per cent in favour of his firm's scheme and 36 per cent against.
Windfarms have divided many small, close-knit communities within the Burrinjuck Electorate, local MP, Katrina Hodgkinson told Parliament last week.
LINDSBORG — Three opponents of large-scale wind farms explained their reasons Tuesday night in Lindsborg to a group of about 50 people.
Nov. 30--LINDSBORG -- Three opponents of large-scale wind farms explained their reasons Tuesday night in Lindsborg to a group of about 50 people.
Seven Grant County residents have filed suit to try to block construction of 200 giant wind turbines proposed near their homes. Jerome E. Burch and six other residents sued developers of the $150 million Mount Storm wind project. In their 14-page complaint, the residents allege that the NedPower Mount Storm LLC project will be a “nuisance” and “an eyesore” that creates excess noise and kills birds and bats. The suit also alleges that the project will generate little power but receive lucrative federal and state tax breaks.
Washington, DC [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Once again, representatives of the U.S. wind power industry are finding themselves fighting a battle against legislative attacks from politicians hoping to stymie new development of projects. Laws that would have been damaging to an already struggling offshore wind power business in the U.S. almost made it into the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and now, two new provisions in two pending bills in Congress are reigniting the fight.
West Devon councillors are to debate plans for a wind farm of 390-foot turbines in the face of an objection from a national charity.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's board passed a contract to acquire a $239-million wind farm in Kern County which is being developed by a private contractor later this year.
A Science Unit report on the controversy over a proposed wind farm to be built off the coast of Massachusetts in the middle of Nantucket Sound.
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Prime Minister Tony Blair yesterday signalled a shift away from the Government's stance on wind power when he ordered a wide-ranging review of Britain's energy needs.
The motivating force for wind development is simple! MONEY! The huge amounts of federal government incentives such as subsidies, accelerated depreciation and green energy credits add up to millions of dollars for the wind developer.
GREEN lobby groups that oppose nuclear energy were accused of "fundamentalism" yesterday as the Government announced a review of whether to build a new generation of nuclear power stations.
THE future of the $600 million Macarthur Wind Farm project has been threatened by the construction of two small farmstay units on a neighbouring property.
Tony Blair has long been known to favour a resurgence of nuclear power, and no matter how the Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks tries to spin it, that is exactly what this review is all about. Greenpeace clearly recognises it, which is why it wasted no time in staging a high-profile protest. The wind industry appears to have recognised it too. For all its attempts to show a brave face yesterday and urge the review to focus on renewables, the jitters were not hard to detect.
November 29, 2005 Newark, New Jersey [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] New Jersey already has the most generous solar incentives in the nation, and if new policies are adopted to the state's broad requirements, solar and all renewable energy technologies will stand to gain greatly over the next decade and beyond.
People living in North Northumberland have rejected the idea of another windfarm close to their homes.
CHICAGO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Invenergy Wind LLC announced that it has contracted with General Electric Company ("GE") to purchase 350 MW of wind turbines for use in projects slated for construction in 2006.
Whether the vote, which is nonbinding, has any influence on the proposed project is another question....The town selectboard has said it will respect the decision. The wind developer has made no such commitment. And the Public Service Board, which would ultimately approve or reject the project, is not bound by a town vote, although it could take it into consideration.