The Sound of Silence: Iowa Farmers Cherish Peace & Quiet After Judge Shuts Down Wind Turbines

Anyone claiming that wind turbines are quiet has never lived with them in their backyards. A grinding, thumping cacophony of amplitude modulated low-frequency noise and infrasound is a daily misery for far too many rural residents. Back in December last year, we reported on a group of Iowa farmers who took on a developer and […]

American Resistance: Rural Communities Reject Destructive & Disruptive Wind Power Projects

One wind industry myth is that farmers and families can’t wait to have 300 tonne wind turbines speared into their backyards. A raft of litigation, protests and open hostility to the wind industry, in general, and wind developers, in particular, suggests otherwise. As Robert Bryce details below, rural communities are not prepared to give up the […]

Knuckle-Heads: Wind Industry Thugs Beat Up Welsh Grannies During Community Protest

There are few universal truths: community hostility to giant wind turbines is one, the thuggery employed by wind power outfits, is another. Wherever in the world the wind industry plies it subsidy-soaked trade, rural folk are treated as ‘roadkill’: lied to, bullied and beaten. As in the case of Jim Field, a 79-year-old disabled farmer […]

Scots Rejoice: Borders Community Defeats Wind Developer After Five Year Battle

  The Scots are as tenacious as they are canny – a band of them has just defeated big wind after a five-year battle. Needless to say, the locals are ecstatic. Birneyknowe wind farm rejection is welcomed by locals Southern Reporter Kathryn Wylie 31 December 2018 The rejection of plans for a 15-turbine wind farm […]

Iowa Farmers Claim Brilliant Victory: Judge Orders Immediate Destruction of Illegal Wind Turbines

  For too long the wind industry has owned the game. Now, increasingly furious communities are fighting back and they are winning. Driven nuts by noise and shadow flicker, neighbours are no longer prepared to act as doormats or roadkill for a subsidy-soaked industry run by liars, frauds and sociopaths. A group of farmers from […]

Want Lying Thieves For ‘Neighbours’? Simply Welcome Big Wind to Your Community

Remember all those glowing stories about wind power outfits being welcomed into rural communities with open arms? You know, tales about how farmers are dying to have turbines lined up all over their properties? How locals can’t wait to pick up some of the thousands of permanent, high paying jobs on offer? How developers are viewed with […]

Deepwater in Deep Trouble: Fishermen Tell Off-Shore Wind Farm Developers to F@*#K Off

Wind developers just ran aground off the New Jersey coast, with fishermen telling them to stick their wind turbines where the sun don’t shine. Gripped with a maniacal obsession with wind power, New York State, under Andrew Cuomo, is determined to wreck its once affordable and reliable power supplies, and much more, besides. It’s not […]