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the new buzzword is community “resilience”, this is the Left creating a Trojan Horse (video included)

AWED Friends:

FYI, the new buzzword is community “resilience.” Like its sibling “sustainability” this is the Left creating a Trojan Horse that is intended to fool trusting, well-intended, and unaware citizens. Hopefully that will not be any of our readers.

In a Reversal, Wind Power Industry Wants More U.S. Tax Credits

Webmaster’s Note: So, if it takes our tax dollars to make it competitive…then it isn’t competitive! Common sense, something that both liberals, politicians and wind developers are in short supply of..

Less than a year after the U.S. wind industry swore off federal tax credits, its top lobbyist wants another go at the incentive that helped it become the cheapest source of new energy in much of the world.

Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-11/in-a-reversal-wind-power-industry-wants-more-u-s-tax-credits?utm_source=url_link

Wind firms seek control in ‘neighbor’ agreement

Wind developers are always looking for a “good neighbor” if they have sights on potential project area. Those who sign on are likely to receive some form of compensation — but only if they agree to all the terms. One of these proposed agreements was obtained by the OBSERVER after a public hearing regarding the…

Source: Wind firms seek control in ‘neighbor’ agreement

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Tell Ohio legislators to NOT ENDORSE SHAYNE THOMAS for his bid to run for the 88th district!

Please both call and email the Speaker of the Ohio House, Larry Householder. Shayne Thomas is seeking key endorsements from legislators at the state level in a bid to fill the seat of Bill Reineke 88th District Representative. If Shayne Thomas secures those endorsements, he will be a viable candidate in the primary election this spring. Please express in your own words why you do not want Shayne to be endorsed in any way. Below are just a few of the many concerns that have been expressed already by those in the Continue reading ******ACTION ALERT******

15 myths about wind energy..

What is Energy Denial?

 

The fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth Day of 1970 will be in 2020. As environmentalism has gone mainstream during that half a century, it has forgotten its early focus and shifted toward green capitalism. Nowhere is this more apparent than abandonment of the slogan popular during the early Earth Days: “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.”

The unspoken phrase of today’s Earth Day is “Recycle, Occasionally Reuse, and Never Utter the Word ‘Reduce.’” A quasi taboo on saying “reduce” permeates the lexicon of twenty-first century “environmentalism.” Confronting the planned obsolescence of everyday products rarely, if ever, appears as an ecological goal. The Continue reading 15 myths about wind energy..

The Calm Before the Wind Storm – LTE

To some it may feel as though the wind turbine controversy has faded away. But even now a lot of forces are building behind the scenes which will soon let loose in a flurry of activity. The adjudicatory hearing for the Republic Wind project is scheduled to begin on Nov 4th. This will be the only chance for people who live in and near the project to have any meaningful say in the matter. And, the way the process is structured by current law, it is limited to a few people and they have to raise tens of thousands of dollars for lawyers just to be able to have their voices heard. This is the sad Continue reading The Calm Before the Wind Storm – LTE

take a second and really examine this photo

Brad Barnes shared a post.

Possible contamination of the Mahomet Aquifer by TradeWinds Alta Farms II project in DeWitt County is a very serious safety concern.

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I would like everyone to take a second and really examine this photo. Look how tiny these people look- like ants on an apple. THIS is how

97% of climate scientists agree that we only have 18 months to save their jobs

September 25, 2019 / Exavier Saskagoochie

😳 Say What ?!?! 😳

An international body of nearly 100 climate scientists convened by the United Nations have issued a stern warning to the rest of the world.

Unless governments around the globe undertake “unprecedented” action to reverse it, 97 percent of climate scientists will lose their jobs. Continue reading 97% of climate scientists agree that we only have 18 months to save their jobs

Commissioners write to FAA about airport, wind turbines

Seneca County commissioners Thursday unanimously approved sending a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration and the Ohio Department of Transportation outl

Source: https://www.advertiser-tribune.com/news/local-news/2019/09/commissioners-write-to-faa-about-airport-wind-turbines/?fbclid=IwAR0BmfUa7wdHKSZuq6e_2JI0T-P2OLsdqcWnzXVPwBi6O17RkiYlkQcxNv4

Why transitioning to only renewable energy will be difficult for the U.S.

After millions of protesters marched around the globe to demand action on climate change, we more closely examine what policies they are proposing. Miles O’Brien joins William Brangham to discuss current sources of U.S. energy and what it would take to transition to all renewables, plus the outlook for nuclear power as the infamous Three Mile Island plant closes.

Source: Why transitioning to only renewable energy will be difficult for the U.S.

Worker Killed, Another Critically Injured in Newton Wind Tower Plant Accident

NEWTON, Iowa – One worker was killed an another critically injured Saturday in an accident at a wind tower manufacturing plant in Newton. Fire Chief Jarrod Wellik said the Newton Fire Department responded to the Arcosa Wind Towers plant, at 801 N 19th Ave E., between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday because of an accident involving employees. Two employees were transported to metro hospitals, one by air ambulance.

Source: Worker Killed, Another Critically Injured in Newton Wind Tower Plant Accident