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    posted:  February 21, 2017
    Economics, Flyers, Iowa, Noise, Property valuesPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Coalition for Rural Property Rights | Economics, Flyers, Iowa, Noise, Property values

    Reasons NOT to Sign a Wind Contract

    Turbines cost you money The future of farming is in efficiency and precision. Turbine roads and towers decrease efficiency every time a field is worked whether it is planting, harvesting, tillage, spraying or other applications. Major seed companies will be less likely to grow seed corn near turbines. They need to be expedient with aerial applications which turbines hinder. Turbines can interfere with GPS, drones and any newer technology that requires a consistent signal. They do not offer nearly enough . . .

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    posted:  January 5, 2017
    Environment, Germany, Publications, VideosPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Georg Etscheit | Environment, Germany, Publications, Videos

    Geopferte Landschaften: Wie die Energiewende unsere Umwelt zerstört

    Sacrificed landscapes: How the Energy Transition is destroying our environment Erschienen (published): 14.11.2016, Verlagsgruppe Random House Produzieren wir statt Ökoenergie die nachhaltigste Naturzerstörung? Über die Schattenseiten der Energiewende zu sprechen gilt als politisch nicht korrekt. Aber soll man deshalb darüber schweigen? Tatsache ist: Die übereilt und planlos in Szene gesetzte Energiewende hat einen ungeheuren Wildwuchs an Windrädern und Solaranlagen hervorgebracht und droht sich zu dem bisher rasantesten Flächenverbrauch aller Zeiten in unserem Land zu entwickeln. Die letzten unzerstörten Landschaften und . . .

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    posted:  December 3, 2016
    Aesthetics, Environment, France, Noise, Property values, ProtestsPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  RAPASSE | Aesthetics, Environment, France, Noise, Property values, Protests

    Manifestation pour la défense du patrimoine rural, contre les affairistes eoliens

    SAMEDI 10 DECEMBRE 2016 A CONFOLENS (Charente) à 9 h 30 MANIFESTATION POUR LA DÉFENSE DU PATRIMOINE RURAL, CONTRE LES AFFAIRISTES EOLIENS Madame, Monsieur, A l’initiative de l’Association RAPASSE 16450 Saint-Laurent-de-Céris , un collectif de 22 Associations situées sur les 5 départements jouxtant la Charente, toutes opposées à la défiguration de notre patrimoine rural organisent une manifestation le Samedi 10 décembre 2016, à 9 h 30, à CONFOLENS (16). Communiqué de Presse Manifestation pour la défense du Patrimoine Rural contre . . .

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    posted:  November 2, 2016
    Publications, VermontPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Vermonters for a Clean Environment | Publications, Vermont

    Wind Issues in Vermont

    Divided Communities – Foreign corporations with government subsidies Enel (Italy), Iberdrola (Spain), Gaz-­‐Metro (Canada), Nordex (Germany) Expensive Regulatory Process, Intervenors Consistently Ignored by PSB $0 for Towns to participate in the Public Service Board process Economics – $$ to “host” town, neighboring towns get $0 or token payments, and negative impacts Confidential power costs Selling Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) out of state, while getting credit for the SPEED program requirements Aviation – Interference with radar and safety issues for airports, . . .

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    posted:  November 2, 2016
    Economics, Iowa, Law, PublicationsPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Coalition for Rural Property Rights | Economics, Iowa, Law, Publications

    Advice on signing a wind turbine contract

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    posted:  August 21, 2016
    Impacts, Publications, ScotlandPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  Lyndsey Ward | Impacts, Publications, Scotland

    Tiny the Turbine helps fight back the wind industry propaganda allowed into our schools

    Tiny the Turbine is a moral tale that tells the truth about the impacts of industrial wind development in a way children can understand. It has been written by a Highland anti wind campaigner, illustrated by a supporting Cartoonist and published online today. Some time ago it was discovered that not only were multinational wind developers welcomed into our schools, they come bearing gifts and speak to pupils regarding only the ‘benefits’ of wind development. Children are asked to name . . .

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    posted:  June 10, 2016
    Law, Poland, Press releases, SetbacksPrint storyE-mail story

    Source:  stopwiatrakom.eu | Law, Poland, Press releases, Setbacks

    Polish Parliament adopts mandatory setback – 10 times turbine height – for industrial wind turbines

    On 9 June Polish Senate approved the bill providing for mandatory setbacks of new wind farm developments from residential housing, which had already been passed by the Lower House several weeks ago. To become law, the legislation must now be signed by Polish President Andrzej Duda and officially published. The law is expected to come into effect as from 1 July 2016. This new regulation affects rural communities in a number of important ways: future wind farms may be sited . . .

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