Communities Fight Back & Set the Wind Industry on Fire

The quote from the project manager is rich irony 🙂

STOP THESE THINGS

End wind farms Scots leave no room for doubt about what they’re thinking during a 2006 protest in Midlothian. And Scots’ attitudes have stiffened since then.

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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 the kind of reverence reserved for Royalty?

No?

We’ve forgotten them too.

The wind industry routinely trots out 4 or 5 year old community surveys (where the respondents don’t and will never live within commuting distance from these things) that purport to show the ‘love’. But, when the question is put fair and square to people that know they’ll end up as wind industry “road-kill”, the…

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