Patricia Muscarello has asked the federal courts to permanently stop the Ogle County Board from allowing power-generating windmills to go up and the power company from building them
The speakers were met with a bit of skepticism, however, as Commissioner Wayne Spiggle questioned them about their proposed relationship with existing industries and the possible environmental impact on winged creatures.
LYONS — The town and the village both plan to pursue zoning laws to regulate where and how wind farms and windmills could operate.
It is indisputable that this project would dramatically change Londonderry’s character, our environment, the quality of our lives and pose a threat to our tourist and second-home owner based economy. It makes no sense to sacrifice these first class assets for a second class energy source [industrial wind energy] that will have a negligible impact on emissions. Editor's Note: Hugh Kemper is a Director of NWW.
“You do control the fate of your town and the your development through zoning,” Sigurdson said.
Ridgeline development has the potential to alter the face of Vermont permanently almost overnight. The importance of getting it right requires policy developed specifically for this purpose.
"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.
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).
Green Berkshires is alleging that a proposed 35-foot wide access road to the top of the ridge would harm vegetation and wildlife along 12 different points where the access road would cross intermittent streams that flow down the mountain.
Juniata Valley Audubon asks concerned residents to contact Gov. Ed Rendell, their senators and representatives and the Department of Environmental Protection to voice their displeasure over the gross waste of almost $400,000 to study a proposal that would cause so much harm to both outdoor recreation and wildlife, and provide only minuscule amounts of expensive, unreliable electricity.
NEOSHO, Mo. - Even on its side, lying in pieces, the thing is huge. Upright, it will dominate the skyline at Crowder College, towering over a small village of solar homes and the Missouri Alternative and Renewable Energy Technology Center that also will be built there.
The Toronto-based crane company is involved in the Erie Shores Wind Farm project in Port Burwell.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
There is this enormous and dangerous assumption embraced by the Governor [of Hawaii] that "renewable" energy sources will save the day.
A coalition of environmentalist groups is hoping Washington voters will force electric utilities to make their energy more green.