Energy And Environmental Newsletter – October 1st 2018

Posted on Tue 10/02/2018 by


John Droz JrBy John Droz, Jr ~

This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz.

Greed Energy Economics:

Large NY Wind Project seeking major property tax reduction

Op-Ed against wind developer’s NYS lawsuit

A copy of the lawsuit referenced in the above articles

NY Town agrees to 60%± tax reduction of wind turbines

How solar and wind mandates tax the poor and middle class

More on above Green Folly

European Nations Urge Subsidy Extension For Coal Plants Beyond 2030

Ratepayers bankrolling offshore wind project opposed by LI fishing community

EIA: One third of US households have difficulty paying their energy bill

China to speed up ending wind and solar subsidies

Fracking ban cripples New York as Pennsylvania thrives

Will property values be gone with the wind?

Wind Growth after PTC Expiration

Big Green Carpetbagging: The Out-of-State Spending of Elite Foundations

Australian Carbon Tax Shows How Little Enviros Care About the Poor

Turbine Health Matters:

Investigation Concludes: Turbine Noise ‘Detrimental and Unreasonable’

Dr. Mariana Alves-Pereira explains vibroacoustic disease

US Courts Ordering Wind Developers to Buy Out Noise-Affected Neighbors

Wind project noise report a blow to future of the industry

Editorial: State Must Act on Turbine Noise

Study: Altered cortical and subcortical connectivity due to infrasound administered near the hearing threshold

Study: A Review of the Possible Perceptual and Physiological Effects of Wind Turbine Noise

No, wind turbine noise is not damped by the ground!

Wind turbine noise breaks up the excitement

Renewable Energy Destroying Ecosystems:

Disposal of Wind Turbines Proving to be a Major Environmental Concern

Solar Panel Waste: Solar Energy Not So Green After All

Don’t experiment with Lake Erie

Arizona wind project investigated after death of bat, eagle

Groups and states say policy imperils migratory birds

Company revives wind project plan that Maine wildlife officials had opposed

It gets messy when clean energy plays dirty

Miscellaneous Energy News:

Had They Bet On Nuclear, Not Renewables, Germany & California Would Already Have 100% Clean Power

Don’t make next generation pay for our mistakes

“Sustainable” energy vs. Evolving energy

100% Renewables will Fuel the Growth of Poverty and Homelessness

Minister of Energy: Scrapping the so-called “Green” Energy Act

Editorial (regarding wind energy): Power of the People

The war on coal is a winner for China

Dumb Energy Advances

EPA’s Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule Is Responsible, Constructive

Readily Available German Wind Power is less than 1% Of Installed Capacity

Report: Wind Turbines and Offshore Energy Development

Connecticut court ruling about the State’s RPS

Big Green Taxi

It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again

ACT for America Declares Culture War

A New Strategy for Wind Project Opponents

Oregon wind developer contemplates 650 foot turbines

Future massive wind turbines in MN face blowback from neighbors

Penn DEP issues annual Oil and Gas Report

The United States Is Now The Largest Global Crude Oil Producer

Shale Gas – Not Renewables – Has Been The Biggest Disruptor In Energy Markets

The Internal Combustion Engine is Alive and Well

Keep carbon taxes in the ground

Why use Thermal Power Instead of Solar or wind?

Majority of Speakers Oppose Local VA Solar Project

The Powerful US Organizations behind The Cause

Analysis: Replacing Nuclear Facilities with Gas Plants

Study: Diesel cars produce less CO2 than Electric vehicles

If the Problem Is Environmental Injustice, Natural Gas Is the Solution

Wind Energy: On the Road to Truthfulness

Ontario Government Moves To Scrap Green Energy Act

The Green Energy Act Is Dead. Let That Be A Warning To Green Politicians

Wind: The Pros And Cons Of Harvesting ‘The Third Crop’

Bloom Energy’s “tangled web”

New Seismic Survey Provides Data on U.S. Atlantic Margin Gas Hydrates

Questions about Maine’s Wind Energy Commission

How ‘Green’ China Fooled The World As New Coal Boom Continues

New Coal War: China And Japan Compete For Hundreds Of New Coal Plants In Southeast Asia

The Future of Nuclear Power in China

Land Area Required for Various Sources of Electricity

France to cut renewable growth

Indiana Utility Chooses Solar and Storage Over Coal — An Ecological Transformation Starts to Emerge?

Wind Developer Specializes in Public Deceptions

Texas High School forum on wind energy draws speakers, mostly opposed

Fight to stop an OK wind farm expansion blown before two state commissions

Debate on Kansas wind energy project continues

Unanimous vote puts hold on wind turbine projects in Monitor Michigan

GE launches 5.3MW (800 ft high) onshore turbine

Manmade Global Warming Articles:

The Climate Empire Strikes Out — the perils of policy analysis in an echo chamber

You must sacrifice for the environment

Global Warming Skepticism for Busy People

Climate Change Derangement Syndrome (CCDS)

Hurricane Florence is not climate change or global warming. It’s just the weather.

Inside The $4 Billion U.S. Foundations That Are Funding Green Activists

Evidence Lacking for Major Human Role in Climate Change

Climate Alarmists Accuse IPCC Of ‘Watering Down’ Disaster Predictions

Arctic Ice Growing Again

Japan and climate change — leader turned laggard

California Climate Policies Facing Revolt from Civil-Rights Groups

There’s Still Plenty of Room to Grow Natural Gas and Reduce CO2

Was this ‘the hottest summer’ ever? Not even close.

Meteorologist: Climate change not causing more hurricanes

“Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2018” – Virtue Signaling to the Max

The coming decarbonization tsunami

Global Tree Cover Has Expanded More Than 7 Percent Since 1982

As the world and climate change yet again

Some scientists seek to subject us to socialism

Scientists Throw Cold Water On Claims Linking Hurricane Florence To Global Warming

EU Abandons 2030 Climate Target

Nuclear Energy and Climate Change – A Controversial Science Discussion

Questioning Climate Hysteria

Blame It On Winter Weather


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Thank you for your support.

John Droz, Jr.

Physicist and Environmental Advocate

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