Much of the waste and futility of renewable electricity is masked by federal subsidies amounting to about 75% of the cost of the plants. However, it seems that congress is losing its appetite to subsidize useless energy.
I stepped outside of my home this evening and was struck by the impact the dark and quiet had on me. You see my home will quickly be invaded by 175, 500 foot wind turbines and each moment of this place as I have always known it has become a jewel I try to impact on my memory…
Study this as these are the ancedotal reports on what is happening to people forced to live closer to Industrial Wind Turbines than the World Health Organization recommendation of 1.5 miles to the nearest residential structure. These effects are even happening beyond this distance as people are reporting.
– The wind lobby is hard at it this weekend trying to drum up the opposition for SB 234 (Wind turbine referendum bill) by spending as much as $1,000 per day on targeted Facebook advertisements in Ohio.
They are trying anything to counter our 300+ signed, authentic letters of support for SB 234 that we submitted to the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee last week.
SB 234 (Sen. Robert McColley) & HB 401 (Rep. Bill Reineke) are identical pieces of legislation that would secure residents a vote on proposed industrial wind turbine development by affected Townships within the projects footprint.
One of the main blessings of accurately understanding history, is that it gives us an unprecedented opportunity to learn from the mistakes of others — for free! What sense does it make to repeatedly go down a path likely to fail?
“The wind industry is filled with a lot of awful people who don’t know how to be a good neighbor” is how a local lawmaker recently described wind companies that are trying to make headway in central Illinois.