Bound & Gagged: Wind Industry Shuts Down Community Complaints Using Punitive Gag Clauses

The wind industry is a law unto itself, merrily crushing community opposition with the help of pliant and gullible politicians. And, where corruption reaches its natural limit, cash takes over. Mind you, spending other people’s money is always a treat. Leases with farmers who ‘host’ the turbines and so-called “good neighbour” agreements with their neighbours […]

Wind Industry Corruption in NSW: Maurice Newman Lifts the Lid

Maurice Newman was the former head of Deutsche Bank, the ABC and ASX so you’d think he might know a thing or two about economics and business. Maurice doesn’t mince his words about these things: calling wind power “a crime against the people” (see our post here). Maurice has also previously made the connection between […]

How Wind Farm Developers Use Taxpayer Subsidies to Steal Homes & Gag Their Victims

**** In Australia, the wind industry is designed to be the beneficiary of $3billion a year in subsidies, paid for by a Federal Tax on all power consumers. Here’s some of what it does with that money. Wind funds used to buy neighbours’ silence The Australian Graham Lloyd 29 March 2016 Wind farm developers are […]

Liberal Senator – Chris Back – Demands Moratorium on New Wind Farms

**** Over bitter opposition from Labor and the Greens, and following almost 6 months of solid graft, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: […]

US Wind Farm Operator Settles to Shut Down Neighbours’ Dynamite Damages Case

**** A telling-scene there, from the film A Civil Action; which is pretty much how things panned out for a US wind farm operator in Michigan recently. STT has been following a monumental piece of litigation that blew up over the Lake Winds wind farm in Mason County, for a while now (see our posts […]