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Solar Sunday.

TODAY!  Ben Luce in Lenox.  Bryce on WWR. Join us at Lenox High School for a Solar Ice Cream Sunday. Come for the Ice Cream stay for the facts about Solar   Dr. Ben Luce,  Ph.D. will talk about state of the art solar technology and its promise of helping with climate change. Adele Gravitz and Greg Federspiel will update us on the Lenox solar situation – Municipal and Residential. Aric Brown from CET will talk about home energy audits and how to sign up!   This Sunday on Wind Wise Radio: Truth from Texas with Robert Bryce and Headlines with our Expert RoundtableSun. April 29, 7pm ET     Robert Bryce will be joining us to talk about IWT.  His writing has appeared in dozens of publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, National Review, Washington Post, American Conservative, The Nation, … Read entire article »

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Ben Luce Lecture is this Friday.

Too Close. Please help distribute postcards this Wedneday and Thursday. Flyers are available to print and distribute now. If you need some cards to distribute, please email us at preserve @ preservelenoxmountain.org and we will get some to you. Arrests at Lowell Mountain in Vermont Audio account of arrests by Vermont Public Radio, interview with the JOURNALIST WHO WAS ARRESTED along with the protestors: 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":"1700","image":"","playerReady":"function(obj) { document.getElementById(obj['id']).parentNode.style.height = document.getElementById(obj['id']).getPluginConfig('controlbar')['height'] + 'px'; }","icons":"","file":"http:\/\/preservelenoxmountain.org\/blog\/wp-content\/uploads\/2011\/12\/2way-1206o.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":""}}]}); Much more on this developing story is at MountainTalk  – http://lowellmountainsnews.wordpress.com/ … Read entire article »

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“So far the lobbyists are pitching a shut out”

“So far the lobbyists are pitching a shut out”

This page has some articles about industrial wind power. What makes them different, is that they aren’t written by lobbyists. My name is John Droz, Jr, and I’m a physicist who has also been an environmental activist for some 25 years. I’m a member of the Sierra Club, the Adirondack Council, the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks, and the Resident’s Committee to Protect the Adirondacks, among others. (The views expressed here are mine … Read entire article »

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Chairman of BOS recommends PLM web site

Chairman of BOS recommends PLM web site

This just in, our website can make you late to work. All kidding aside, we welcomed the comments last night by John McNinch, the chairman of the Town of Lenox Board of Selectman (BOS) regarding the informative nature of our site.  We hope he will continue to visit and become more educated about this issue. A very quick update on the Lenox Board of Selectman meeting. The decision was to form a committee to study wind — 4 … Read entire article »

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Industrial Wind on our Ridgelines is Bad Science

Dr. Ben Luce, PhD is a physicist, sustainable energy researcher, and former director of a pro-wind alliance. He advocated successfully for tax credits that resulted in an industrial-scale wind farm on the eastern plains of New Mexico. He is now living and working in Vermont. He believes that ridgeline wind power development is simply not needed. As a long-time friend of wind, Dr. Luce nevertheless presents a scientific case against wind power on mountain ridgelines. And perhaps most importantly, he details how solar power can be utilized to reliably supply more than 95% of Vermont’s demand without wind’s controversial impacts to ecosystems, scenery, and property values. Our neighbors just to the north in Vermont have slightly more wind resources than we do so it is no surprise they are also being … Read entire article »

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Dick and Jane and Jane and Bob.

Dick and Jane and Jane and Bob.

Pro-wind Dick talks with Jane Jane talks with her local Selectman Bob … Read entire article »

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