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Beware of the winds of change locally

Property owners in Eagle, Bengal and Dallas townships of Clinton County have been approached by developers to install industrial wind power plant farms. Are they coming to your township too? These wind turbines affect the surrounding area, maybe even for miles within the view-shed. Evidence about the effects to our health, safety and declining property values are surfacing throughout this country, due to these 400' monsters.

The winds of change are blowing and their blowing quickly into Mid-Michigan.

Property owners in Eagle, Bengal and Dallas townships of Clinton County have been approached by developers to install industrial wind power plant farms. Are they coming to your township too?

These wind turbines affect the surrounding area, maybe even for miles within the view-shed. Evidence about the effects to our health, safety and declining property values are surfacing throughout this country, due to these 400' monsters.

It's probably not the appearance of the turbine but the noise, shadow flicker, and the ice throw risk factors that cause the view-shed property values to decrease. The noise factors are perceived to be as loud as a jet engine or to a low frequency vibration that we can't hear but still affects our bodies and well being. People can't live in their homes and they can't sell their homes according to the United States Congressman Eric Massa (D, NY) who said this during a radio interview on WLEA (Hornell, NY) on April 25 of 2009. Proper setbacks from these wind turbines are what is needed, the 1000' that our county is considering is not far enough for me.

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The winds of change are blowing and their blowing quickly into Mid-Michigan.

Property owners in Eagle, Bengal and Dallas townships of Clinton County have been approached by developers to install industrial wind power plant farms. Are they coming to your township too?

These wind turbines affect the surrounding area, maybe even for miles within the view-shed. Evidence about the effects to our health, safety and declining property values are surfacing throughout this country, due to these 400' monsters.

It's probably not the appearance of the turbine but the noise, shadow flicker, and the ice throw risk factors that cause the view-shed property values to decrease. The noise factors are perceived to be as loud as a jet engine or to a low frequency vibration that we can't hear but still affects our bodies and well being. People can't live in their homes and they can't sell their homes according to the United States Congressman Eric Massa (D, NY) who said this during a radio interview on WLEA (Hornell, NY) on April 25 of 2009. Proper setbacks from these wind turbines are what is needed, the 1000' that our county is considering is not far enough for me.

Lake Township in Huron County is overwriting their county's wind ordinance. Lake Township obviously feels compelled to take the additional time to ensure the safety, health, and welfare of their residents and property owners. The Lake Township government is performing their due diligence for their people's rights. Unfortunately, their county, Huron, rushed into their wind ordinance despite the thousands of names on a signed petition against these wind turbine power plant farms.

Do not let Clinton County rush into a wind ordinance on industrial wind turbines without the proper notification to us so we can have our input. Do your own research by searching the Web and start by reviewing the Lake Township Web site: www.laketownship.net or try www.windaction.org . Attend the county planning and zoning meetings, your township meetings, and let them have your input.

I live in the country to enjoy an open window and a gently breeze with the quiet of the night. This is what I have worked towards and it's where I put my wealth. Hopefully the winds of change will not destroy this countryside by blowing my family and me away.


Source: http://www.lansingstatejour...

MAY 31 2009
https://www.windaction.org/posts/20487-beware-of-the-winds-of-change-locally
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