Greens vs Greens: Oregon wind project loses battle with sage grouse

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management had approved the project, and Harney County granted a key permit. But environmental groups, including the Oregon Natural Desert Association and the Audubon Society of Portland, challenged the BLM’s environmental review of the project. It needed the environmental review partly because the transmission line’s right of way would cross public lands. OregonLive/AP A federal […]

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Cruel Winds: Shocking data on slaughter of birds, bats by wind turbines

‘Green’ hypocrisy is the new ‘black’. The pointless slaughter of millions of birds and bats by wind turbines, all over the globe is just another ‘inconvenient truth’ for the wind cultist. Pointless Carnage Mounts: Wind Farms Guilty of Mass British Bat Slaughter ‘Green’ hypocrisy is the new ‘black’. The pointless slaughter of millions of birds and bats by wind turbines, all over the globe is just another ‘inconvenient truth’ […]

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EDITORIAL: It’s time ranchers start tilting at windmills

“Just as with water, wind energy development in the West is a controversial and divisive issue. But there is a path forward and ranchers need to play a major part in addressing the issue.” Are ranchers spitting into the wind on wind energy issues? Burt Rutheford Beef Just as with water, energy development in the West has become, in some […]

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San Juan County violates due process with wind farm, sticks residents with $250K legal bill

“Monticello, a largely agricultural and ranching town of about 2,000 located in San Juan County, now finds its wind farm in the midst of a legal battle which may threaten the future of the giant turbines.”   Free Range Report Those familiar with the beautiful view of the Abajo Mountains rising up to the west of Monticello, Utah, have witnessed […]

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