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
Source: Ohio Supreme Court ORAL ARGUMENT
Feb. 26, we attended a special Erie County commissioner’s meeting that was called to hear both sides of the debate regarding the Emerson Creek wind turbine pr…
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
- 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
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
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!
Solar and wind farms require large amounts of land and come at a high economic cost, says Michael Shellenberger, Environmental Progress president.
After much heated-community input, the board will not take a stand on wind turbine project
This was written after spending six hours in the Seneca County Common Pleas Court listening to sPower demand immediate access to land the company hopes to inclu…
A range of factors were responsible for a tricky 2018.
Letter to the Editor
When Tom Behrends purchased his farm east of Brewster in 1993, he envisioned peace and solitude on the prairie.
That’s no longer the case.
Hundreds of people turned out to the Bellevue Elementary School Tuesday for an Erie County Commissioner’s public hearing on the PILOT for the Emerson Creek Wind Project.
Source: Sandusky Register
People are upset with plans by Apex Clean Energy to build what’s being called the Emerson Creek Wind Project in parts of Huron and Erie counties. It calls for the construction of roughly 71 wind turbines.