April 3, 2020

Safety First

THE DARK SIDE OF “GREEN”: WIND TURBINE ACCIDENTS, INJURIES AND FATALITIES RAISE SERIOUS SAFETY CONCERNS

Source: https://www.eastcountymagazine.org   By Miriam Raftery   April 4, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – Today marks the “International Protest Day Against Wind Power” with…

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Twisting in the Wind

Source: abcofire.com Wind turbines are impressive structures. At times towering over 300’ tall, their blades measure over 100’ long apiece and the tips of those…

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Overheated bearings, gearboxes among causes of wind turbine fires

Wind turbines often catch fire and burn much more frequently than is reported, a study from the UK and Sweden maintains. Researchers at Imperial College…

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DARK SIDE OF “GREEN”: WIND TURBINE NOISE, FIRES, ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, AND FATALITIES RAISE SERIOUS SAFETY CONCERNS NEAR RESIDENTIAL HOMES

   Wind Turbine Fires Signal End of Land-Based Wind Turbines Posted by Long Islander on April 5, 2018 at 7:48pm Hanover, Massachusetts, Oklahoma and Presque…

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Wind Project Suspended After Turbine Fire

December 4, 2008 http://yankton.net/articles/2008/12/04/community/doc493770b0bb711157800892.txt BLOOMFIELD, Neb. — Company officials have suspended work at the Elkhorn Ridge wind farm after Tuesday’s turbine fire 260 feet in…

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SUPERVISORS IGNORE HEALTH AND FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS, APPROVE TULE WIND AND ENERGIA SIERRA JUAREZ SUBSTATION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSMISSION LINES IN EAST COUNTY

By Miriam Raftery http://eastcountymagazine.org/node/10673   “This will impede firefighting efforts to a frightening degree…a wind-drive fire is not going to stay in the backcountry. We…

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Safety and Turbines

Please read this article carefully. Embedded are serious safety concerns about: Photos speak volumes in this article; Safety of Wind Systems. 1.   Ejection of ice…

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Blown away: gales wreck wind turbines as Scottish storm wreck havoc

By Donna Bowater, and Rowena Mason 09 Dec 2011 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/8944597/Blown-away-gales-wreck-wind-turbines-as-Scottish-storm-wreck-havoc.html Gusts of up to 165mph were recorded in the Cairngorms in Aberdeenshire as gales brought travel chaos…

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THE DARK SIDE OF “GREEN”

By Miriam Raftery https://www.eastcountymagazine.org/node/9238   April 4, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – Today marks the “International Protest Day Against Wind Power” with 765 websites…

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Troubling Questions

AUGUST 1, 2012 http://sandiegofreepress.org/2012/08/cal-fire-wind-turbine-generator-caused-wildland-fire-that-charred-367-acres/#.UD_AJ9ZlQf5   "Around 168 wind turbine fires have been documented. Some sparked brush fires and left some fire departments helpless to watch…

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Wind Turbines and Wildfires – The Danger Is Much Greater Than You Think

For many years now we've been studying wind turbine alternative energy solutions. In fact, I happen to live not far from Palm Springs California where…

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Letters to Senator Bernie Sanders on “Wind Farm” on VT’s Lowell Mountain

August 18, 2012 Dear Mr. Sanders, I am writing to you as my very last resort because of a situation that is so unbelievable and…

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