Pictures filed under Impact on People

Minnesota Landscape - Bent Tree wind facility

Wind-journey-1_thumb On Monday, November 7, 2016, Kristi Rosenquist visit with friends in south-central Minnesota. For 5 1/2 years, Kristi's friends have been living with the constant sound and motion of the Bent Tree wind project (200 MW, 122 turbines) owned by Alliant Energy - a life they describe as torture. This is not a unique story. Many people are sick and tortured in industrial wind projects across the globe. Many have left their homes - either abandoned them entirely, or, when possible sold them at a great financial loss to escape. Kristi took these photos and graciously permiited Windaction to post them here.  
7 Nov 2016

Shirley Wind 'human health hazard' signs displayed by homeowners

Img_1254_thumb Numerous residents living within, or in the environs of Duke Energy's  Shirley Wind project in the Town of Glenmore, WI are now displaying 4' x 4' yard signs stating what the Brown County Board of Health officially declared, namely, that the Shirley Wind turbines are "a human health hazard" There are now 20 families displaying the signs, many of which are shown on this page. Visitors to this page are encouraged to share these photos with others. The photos can be downloaded in high resolution by clicking the links below.  
19 Apr 2015

Towering turbine in Ontario

Towering_turbine_thumb This photo shows a wind turbine at the AIM/IPC/SUEZ development known as the East Lake St. Clair Wind Farm. The 99 megawatt wind farm is located in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent on the eastern shoreline of Lake St. Clair in Ontario, Canada. The project will consist of 55 Vestas V-90 1.8 MW turbines. It is estimated that the turbine in the image is about 1/2 mile from the home shown in the forefront.
18 Nov 2012

1139-feet setback in Mason County Michigan

Cary-mason_countymi_thumb The Lake Winds Energy Park erected and owned by Consumers Energy Company consists of 56 Vestas V-100 turbines (100 megawatts) each standing 476'. This image shows one turbine sited 1139' from a residence. The project is scheduled to go online before the end of 2012. The house shown in the picture has 13 turbines within a mile of the property and 22 within a mile and one half.
23 Sep 2012

Art in opposition to wind farms

Grahamhancock_thumb Special thanks to Graham Hancock for permitting us to share his artwork. Mr. Hancock's words below accompanied his haunting artwork: "This is an original painting, 16x11 in, oil on canvas board. It reflects the artist's feelings about windmills. Needless to say I'm not a fan. The painting represents the evolution of wind power in a dystopian future. Don't worry windmills are harmless, aren't they? Windmills are an expensive, inefficient and unreliable source of large scale energy. They are a malignant tumor on the landscape that destroys the natural beauty of the land. Living amongst them is like living in a machine. I agree there is something elegant about a single windmill. But smothering the countryside with their visual pollution is a crime. It is our obligation to protect the beauty of our natural heritage against this scourge." For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/Artists-Against-Wind-Farms/149266621785474
4 Apr 2011

Vinelhaven turbine towers over home

Dsc_2070_thumb The Fox Island Wind Farm is located in Vinalhaven, Maine, an island community about 12 miles off the coastline. The wind facility, consisting of 3 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines, was commissioned on November 17, 2009. Resident living near the turbines experienced problems with noise from the turbines as soon as they were turned on. This photo was taken near a home impacted by turbine noise.
13 Apr 2010

Vinalhaven turbine near home

Dsc_2069_thumb The Fox Island Wind Farm is located in Vinalhaven, Maine, an island community about 12 miles off the coastline. The wind facility, consisting of 3 GE 1.5 MW wind turbines, was commissioned on November 17, 2009. Resident living near the turbines experienced problems with noise from the turbines as soon as they were turned on. This photo was taken near a home impacted by turbine noise.
13 Apr 2010

Transformers at Canadian Hydro Developers wind energy facility

Chd_twotransformers_thumb This photo shows the two transformers now installed at Canadian Hydro Developers' Melancthon I and II industrial wind energy facility (total 133-turbines). The project is located in Melancthon and Amaranth townships two hours northwest of Toronto (Ontario, Canada). The transformers occupy approximately 4.5 acres and are located 360 meters from the front door of a private residence owned by Paul Thompson. Mr. Thompson told Windaction.org that noise from the transformers has required he move out of his house at night and rent other accommodations.
19 Jan 2010

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