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Federal PTC on WWR, Trump and Turbines, Nantucket Wins

TONIGHT! Wind Wise Radio Talks about the Takedown of the Federal PTC Lisa Linowes and Julie Johnson will be the guests on tonight’s program.  7-8pm ET.  April 1st, 2012 These two courageous and dedicated women have led the fight which has defeated the efforts of the Wind Developers to reinstate the expiring Production Tax Credits four times in as many weeks. Lisa Linowes is the founder and Executive Director of the Industrial Wind Action (IWA) Group, a national advocacy group  focused on the impact/benefits analysis and policy issues associated with industrial wind energy development. She is an expert on the impacts of industrial-scale wind energy development on the natural environment, communities, and the regional grid systems Lisa has presented and debated wind energy issues at numerous venues across the United States. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, … Read entire article »

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Industrial Wind in the Wilds of Maine — From Wind Wise Radio

   WWR talked with Dr. Monique Aniel, Steve Thurston  and David Corrigan, about their struggle against the ongoing destruction of Maine’s precious natural areas by industrial wind developers. Listen here:   jwplayer('jwplayer-1').setup({"flashplayer":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf","width":"400","height":"40","controlbar":"bottom","skin":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/plugins\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/skins\/simplicity.zip","dock":"false","autostart":"false","mediaid":"2438","image":"","playerReady":"function(obj) { document.getElementById(obj['id']).parentNode.style.height = document.getElementById(obj['id']).getPluginConfig('controlbar')['height'] + 'px'; }","icons":"","file":"http:\/\/www.windwiseradio.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/02\/IndustrialWindintheWildsofMaine.mp3","modes":[{"type":"flash","src":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf"},{"type":"html5","config":{"streamer":"","provider":""}},{"type":"download","config":{"streamer":"","provider":""}}]}); Dr. Monique Aniel and Steve Thurston are from the Citizens’ Task Force on Wind Power – a coalition of citizens from around Maine drawn together in the common purpose of advocating for responsible, science based, economically and environmentally sound approaches to Maine’s energy policy. Steve and Monique began working together on the fight against IWT in Maine about 3 years ago.  In early 2009, after former governor Angus King proposed 22 turbines for the ridge behind Steve Thurston’s family’s ancestral home in Roxbury, Maine,  Steve started a website as a repository for information about the Roxbury project and wind power in general.  Monique learned through … Read entire article »

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The Struggle in Canada with Dr. Robert McMurtry

Wind Wise Radio Presents: LISTEN HERE: jwplayer('jwplayer-2').setup({"flashplayer":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf","width":"400","height":"40","controlbar":"bottom","skin":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/plugins\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/skins\/simplicity.zip","dock":"false","autostart":"false","mediaid":"2393","image":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/?p=2378","file":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/mcmurtryshowfinal.mp3","modes":[{"type":"flash","src":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf"},{"type":"html5","config":{"streamer":"","provider":"","file":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/?p=2378"}},{"type":"download","config":{"streamer":"","provider":""}}]}); Sun, Mar 11, 2012 07:00PM Dr. Robert McMurtry is the founding chair and currently an adviser for the The Society for Wind Vigilance, an international federation of physicians, engineers and other professionals promoting the development of authoritative international wind turbine guidelines to protect the health and safety of communities. The mission of The Society for Wind Vigilance is to mitigate the risk of both physiological and psychological adverse heath effects through the advancement of independent third party research and its application to the siting of industrial wind turbines. He was a member of the Health Council of Canada for 3½ years and a member and special adviser to the Royal Commission under Roy Romanow on the future of health care in Canada. Dr. McMurtry was a visiting Cameron … Read entire article »

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Move over NPR it’s WWR –Wind Wise Radio!

Internet Wind Energy Talk — Every Sunday Evening THE PREMIERE SHOW Infrasound and Adverse Health Effects. Ambrose and Rand. Sunday, Februrary 12, 2012, 7:00-8:00PM Join us for the first edition of Wind Wise Radio when we will be delighted to welcome Stephen Ambrose and Robert Rand, professional acousticians, members of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering, and the authors of “The McPherson Infrasound and Low Frequency Noise Study” which investigated the possible relationship between infrasound and adverse health effects experienced by people living near and industrial wind turbine (IWT) in Falmouth, Massachusetts. We will be discussing Stephen and Robert’s findings, their personal experience in the vicinity of IWT, their work on other projects, and their thoughts on the the recently released “Wind Turbine Health Impact Study”.  We will also be asking them about their … Read entire article »

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Hidden Costs and Common Sense

Hidden Costs and Common Sense

The wind is free?  So are coal and oil.  It just costs money to turn them into electricity. Is wind power green? Ross Greenwood speaks to Kees De Groot, author of the hidden fuel costs of wind generated electricity on 2GB radio. 2GB is Australia’s most famous and popular talk radio station. jwplayer('jwplayer-3').setup({"flashplayer":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf","width":"400","height":"40","controlbar":"bottom","skin":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/plugins\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/skins\/simplicity.zip","dock":"false","autostart":"false","mediaid":"641","image":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/2011\/09\/2GB_15June20111.mp3","file":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/2011\/09\/2GB_15June20111.mp3","modes":[{"type":"flash","src":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress\/player\/player.swf"},{"type":"html5","config":{"streamer":"","provider":"","file":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/?p=608"}},{"type":"download","config":{"streamer":"","provider":""}}]}); Click to listen. … Read entire article »

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