We spent hundreds of hours researching the impact of wind turbines and solar installations on our community. Here you will find links to many of those sources.
Here you will find independent websites that have valuable information on the impact of wind turbines.
dedicated to providing information on industrial wind energy, enabling
communities and government officials to make informed decisions.
National Wind Watch is a coalition of groups and individuals working to save rural and wild
places from heedless industrial wind energy development.
We found many other communities opposed to wind turbines for the same reasons we are. Their websites are great sources of information.
The Montague Countians Against Wind Farms community is dedicated to
keeping Montague County wind farm free. If you believe that wind farms
are a good idea, or if you simply do not know much about them, we
challenge you to read these web pages with an open mind.
Devil's River Conservancy is a Val Verde county group dedicated to protecting the natural and scenic treasures of their county. Their “Don't Blow It” campaign is focused on stopping wind development in their county.
Clay County Texas is fighting wind in their community. This website details their fight and progress.
Wind turbine opposition is a national, even global, effort that is gaining momentum. This website is an Indiana-focused group that is fighting wind turbines across its state.
“Save our Scenic Hill Country Environment” is a website dedicated to the fight against wind in Gillespie County, Texas.
This is a Wisconsin county fighting wind turbines in their community. This group and its members have been outspoken on their experience with wind farms in their state.
Much written about wind energy's negative effects on our communities. Here we are providing links to some of this information.
This study was conducted by Certified Appraiser Derry T. Gardner for the South Texas Plains Agriculture Wind and Wildlife Conference. This is startling look at how land is devalued not only where a turbine is located but also for some distance from turbines.
So what does it cost to deconstruct a wind turbine? This is a question and a concern for landowners who could be on the hook for some or all of the cost of tearing down non-functioning turbines.
NPR dives into the issue of what to do with the waste that is not renewable from wind turbines.
This article written by Stanely Greer for the Texas Public Policy Foundation details the negative impacts of tax abatements and how wind energy has taken advantage of taxpayers.
This article written, by Jude Clemente and published in Forbes, explores the negative impact on land valuation from wind farms.
Some of the most powerful accounts of the impact of wind energy on people and our communities come from the people who live with them.
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