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From John Droz Jr.  –  Your Support Needed!

AWED Friends:
 
We are in the midst of a cataclysmic battle — and you’ve likely heard very little about it.
 
Right now, the 30± year global warming fight in the US is coming to a pivotal juncture — within the next few days. 
 
Dr. William Happer (an eminently qualified scientist in the White House) has proposed the Presidential Committee on Climate Science (PCCS). [Another possible name is Presidential Commission on Climate Security (also PCCS).] Continue reading From John Droz Jr.  –  Your Support Needed!

Why Renewables Can’t Save the Planet – Making sense when nonsense is the order of the day

When I was a boy, my parents would sometimes take my sister and me camping in the desert. A lot of people think deserts are empty, but my parents taught us to see the wildlife all around us, including hawks, eagles, and tortoises. After college, I moved to California to work on environmental campaigns. I helped save the state’s last ancient redwood forest and blocked a proposed radioactive waste repository set for the desert. In 2002, shortly after I turned 30, I decided I wanted to dedicate myself to addressing climate change. I was worried that global warming would end up destroying many of the natural environments that people had worked so hard to protect. I thought the solutions were pretty straightforward …

Source: Why Renewables Can’t Save the Planet – Quillette

Update! Contacting State Representatives and State Senators who did not write letters of support or advocate for our position

Apparently, several of you reached out to thank the representatives and senators who provided the letters to the Ohio Power Siting Board about the treatment of Deb Hay at the pubic meeting in November regarding the Emerson Creek Project. Matthew Noonan, Legislative Aide to Representative Dick Stein, thanked everyone for your messages of gratitude, but indicated they were not necessary. He recommended Continue reading Update! Contacting State Representatives and State Senators who did not write letters of support or advocate for our position

Arguments heard @ OSC pertaining to proposed Greenwich wind facility 3/5/19

Do Legislature’s 2014 Setbacks for Wind Farms Apply to Huron County Project?

In re Application of 6011 Greenwich Windpark LLC, Case no. 2017-1375
Ohio Power Siting Board

ISSUES:

  • Did the Ohio Power Siting Board act unreasonably and unlawfully when it didn’t apply minimum setback requirements effective on Sept. 15, 2014, to 6011 Greenwich Windpark’s request to add three new turbine models to a commercial wind farm?
  • Did the addition of new turbine models require Greenwich Windpark to obtain new setback waivers from landowners?
  • Was board required to hold a public hearing about the changes to the wind farm?
  • Has the board failed to create rules as required by the legislature to establish reasonable regulations regarding wind farms? Continue reading Arguments heard @ OSC pertaining to proposed Greenwich wind facility 3/5/19

Greenwich Gets Their Day in Court

This Tuesday, March 5th at 9:00 a.m. the Ohio Supreme Court will hear oral arguments 

In the Matter of the Application of 6011 Greenwich Windpark, LLC, Regarding its Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need Issued in Case No. 13-990-EL-BGN.  The Supreme Court uses streaming video to broadcast oral arguments and it can be accessed from the court’s home page.  If you wish to watch later, go to the Continue reading Greenwich Gets Their Day in Court

Keep showing up Huron, Seneca, and Erie counties..your representatives are listening!

Showing up in great numbers at every meeting is finally paying off!

Both Ohio House and Senate members have recently written letters of complaint to  the Ohio Power Siting Board regarding Apex’s recent Emerson Creek “public meeting” in which a woman was unjustly removed from the meeting by deputies.  

There has been a record number of concerned citizens showing up at public meetings and connecting with their representatives. At Continue reading Keep showing up Huron, Seneca, and Erie counties..your representatives are listening!