Jan 27, 2013 http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/
Editor’s note: The following was sent by James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia Principle and a founder of the international Green movement, to the Torridge District Council as testimony against the proposed Witherdon Wood Wind Turbine project. He by-lined it “Carey and Wolfe Valley Opposition to wind turbines.” His statement was circulated by his wife, Sandra Lovelock. Click here for the original. Continue reading
Jan 26, 2014 http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com/
“Proof wind turbines take thousands off your home: Value of houses within 1.2 miles of large wind farms slashed by 11%, study finds”
• Study by the London School of Economics found value of homes close to wind farms slashed by 11% • Home that costs £250,000 would lose £27,000 in value • Homes as far at two-and-a-half miles away could be reduced by 3%
—Sanchez Manning, MailOnline (1-25-14)
The presence of wind turbines near homes has wiped tens of thousands of pounds off their value, according to the first major study into the impact the eyesore structures have on house prices.
October 2, 2013
We reported yesterday that Gilead Power is actively prospecting for landowners to lease 10,000 hectares of land for a wind power project. The citizens of Greater Napanee held a public information meeting last night. Note the comments from a landowner who has been approached numerous times by the aggressive wind power developer.
Here is a report from local resident Bill Daverne.
Greater Napanee says “No”
Tuesday night, the Town of Greater Napanee… Continue reading
(Queen’s Park) —The Quebec government has passed legislation that bans wind turbines from being built within two kilometres of homes and within one kilometre of public roads.
The Quebec government has also protected agricultural fields, cultivated floodplains, and woodlands, as well as bike lanes from the presence of wind turbines. It also establishes the one kilometre distance between the turbines and environmentally protected… Continue reading
April 5, 2013
Jim Gallagher, Sunday World (3/31/13)
To many they have become the scourge of 21st Century Ireland.
Families around the country are being driven from their homes by the noise and disruption of windfarms.
Those living close to the turbines claim their lives have been ruined by the noise, vibrations and light flicker from the giant machines.
Protesters claim windfarms were built without local consultation and without any debate into long-term health effects.
And yet… Continue reading
A CONTROVERSIAL PLAN TO ERECT DOZENS OF WIND TURBINES ON AMHERST ISLAND MAY BE TAKING A TOLL ON THE LOCAL REAL ESTATE MARKET.
AN ISLAND RESIDENT COMPLAINS THAT SHE CAN’T SELL HER HOUSE WHILE THE TURBINE PROPOSAL IS UP IN THE AIR.
NEWSWATCH’S STEPHANIE WILKINS HAS THAT STORY
.An escape from the hectic lifestyle of city living – Mary Lis Best and her late husband purchased this property on Amherst Island 23 years ago.
Mary Lis… Continue reading
February 18, 2013
Dear Mr. Mathieson,
I have addressed this open letter to you as you are listed as the chair of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).
It is my understanding MPAC is conducting a study of the real estate value impacts of industrial wind turbine (IWT) facilities in Ontario. I am writing to you in order to:
February 13, 2013
“The snouts in the easy money making renewable energy trough are many and varied.”
“There is an urgent need to eliminate conflicts of interest within our government. The only reason people are not rioting in the streets about the unjustified increase in their power bills is that they simply have no idea what is going on. There is enough evidence of fraudulent behaviour and corruption to justify a Royal Commission.”
The following draft… Continue reading
February 01, 2013
by: Pia Akerman
Farmer Don Jelbart at his property in Tarwin Lower, Victoria, next door to the site of the proposed Bald Hills wind farm. Picture: Stuart McEvoy Source: The Australian
A VICTORIAN council has conceded that a wind farm development still in its early stages has slashed the land value of its neighbours, and agreed their land rates should be cut. In what is believed to be an Australian… Continue reading