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Wind opponents backed by experienced lawyer #OH

By National Wind Watch BELLEVUE – A group of local citizens have filed to intervene in the proposal for a wind farm in Erie and Huron counties and they have chosen a powerful law firm to represent them. Apex Clean Energy has submitted an application to the Ohio Power Siting Board to build wind turbines…

Wind project tests sites with FAA #IL

By National Wind Watch The company proposing a wind farm for Morgan County has submitted test sites to the Federal Aviation Administration for evaluation. Apex Clean Energy and the Lincoln Land Wind project filed information for 15 599-foot turbines June 14, according to the FAA website. Apex Clean Energy said in a statement the filings…

State agency loses $20m case over New Bedford terminal #MA

By National Wind Watch This should be time to party at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. After all, the agency’s underused marine terminal in New Bedford is finally profitable, and a big tenant is on its way. But maybe MassCEC should keep the champagne on ice. The saga of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal…

Engineer answers questions about wind farm #PA

By National Wind Watch About 60 citizens turned out for the fifth session of the Packer Township Zoning Hearing Board’s hearing on the Broad Mountain Power LLC wind farm project, proposed for Kovatch-owned property on the hilltop between Nesquehoning and western Packer Township. William Schneider, PE, director of Engineering Services for Schoener Environmental Inc. in…

North Dakota falling short of industry panel’s wind power goal #ND

By National Wind Watch Dave Nehring, who founded North Dakota Visionkeepers last year to help grassroots organizations fighting wind projects in their communities, said the state has reached its saturation point for wind energy. He blamed the turbines’ proliferation for a rise in electrical prices, though similar claims have been disputed by industry officials. “We…

Lines drawn in East Hampton over Deepwater Wind #NY

By National Wind Watch The first public hearings on the South Fork Wind Farm project brought residents from across Long Island to East Hampton on Tuesday to plead with the State Public Service Commission to make the smart choice when it comes to the Deepwater Wind proposal. For some, that meant for the commission to…

In the Wind #CA

By National Wind Watch To all of you who enjoy Humboldt Bay and especially to all of my wonderful neighbors in Fields Landing, this wind project proposal envisions turbine components being barged through Humboldt Bay to Fields Landing where they will be transferred to large trucks. Is this a joke? Are we to sacrifice the…

Exclusive: Multi-million Moray Firth wind farm wins approval #SCT

By National Wind Watch A giant Moray Firth wind project has been given the go-ahead by authorities, with the project boss calling it “major hurdle” to overcome. The 100-turbine Moray West Offshore Wind Farm was given marine consent by the Scottish Government yesterday afternoon. The Moray West project is the sister site for the huge…

Energy company files challenge to Hegins Twp. zoning ordinance #PA

By National Wind Watch Clean Air Generation LLC has filed a substantive validity challenge to Hegins Township’s zoning ordinance. Although no project has been proposed, the Scranton-based renewable energy company is considering developing a wind energy farm on Rausch Creek property in an S-3 special purpose mining zone. “We read the zoning and saw a…

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