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18,000-pound wind turbine blade breaks in Adair County #IA

By National Wind Watch Mid-American Energy spent Friday investigating how the blade of a wind turbine broke off and crashed into a farm field in rural Adair County. Sometime in the past 48 hours, nearby farmers reported that a blade had snapped and landed in a nearby corn field. The blades measure 177 feet long…

Wind farm wants $21M tax break for 2 permanent jobs #NY

By National Wind Watch The sponsor of 124-megawatt wind turbine installation in eastern Broome County has applied for a 30-year, $21 million property tax reduction in return for two permanent jobs. Job totals in the tax abatement application represent a reduction from what was stated by project sponsors in documentation supplied to New York regulators…

‘Green’ billionaires behind professional activist network that led suppression of ‘Planet of the Humans’ documentary #USA

By National Wind Watch The Michael Moore–produced ‘Planet of the Humans’ faced a coordinated suppression campaign led by professional climate activists backed by the same ‘green’ billionaires, Wall Street investors, industry insiders and family foundations skewered in the film. … [Read the investigation at the source (click here).] Read Full Article Here For more great…

Where will the industrial wind development end? #ME (letter)

By National Wind Watch I drive the Airline back and forth to camp and other Down East adventures, and have always treasured the stretch between Aurora and T28, over the Whalesback, with its expansive views across the Middle Branch to Lead Mountain, then the scenic slither and swoop over the esker’s east end and up…

County board approves wind turbine setback #NE

By National Wind Watch After several hours of debate between many Gage County officials and residents, a resolution increasing setback requirements for commercial wind turbines was passed and adopted by the Gage County Board of Supervisors Wednesday morning, resulting in a round of applause from those in attendance. The amendment increases setback requirements from nonparticipating…

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