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You Can Stop This Money Sucking Fiasco!

September 7, 2012 by

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By John Droz, jr. ~ The federal wind subsidy (PTC) is the most important matter on our plate for the rest of 2012… AWEA is encouraging their allies to vote in this Wall Street Journal poll. They got a big head start here, and are currently ahead.   Are we really going to let them send […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News – 30th August 2012

September 1, 2012 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ Friends: Our proposed national energy slogan is “All of the Sensible” (in contrast to the absurd “All of the Above”). Please pass it on! More reports about greed energy economics: Misinformation about Subsidies Why Not Let the PTC Expire? GE makes $21 Billion a year on “clean” energy Good news: […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News – Febuary 2012

February 10, 2012 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ Friends: “Why I Turned Against ‘Green’ Windpower”  http://www.masterresource.org/2012/01/turned-against-windpower More reports about greed energy economics: “Electricity Costs – The Folly of Wind power” http://www.civitas.org.uk/economy/electricitycosts2012.pdf A superior three part series about the economic (and otherwise) foolishness of wind and solar http://www.aei.org/policy/energy-and-the-environment/alternative-energy/ A good commentary about the foolishness of wind subsidies http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/maritanoon/2012/02/05/toppling_tax_dollars_for_turbines/page/full/ “We […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News – January 2012

January 23, 2012 by

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By John Droz, Jr. ~ Friends: “The Dark Side of Green Energy” is a superb assessment   http://opinion.financialpost.com/2011/12/05/terence-corcoran-the-dark-side-of-green-energy/ Two additional suggestions from readers for alternatives to the “wind farms” term: 1) Subsidy Farms 2) VIPERs (Vertical Industrial Polluting Electrical Rackets). More reports about greed energy economics: A MUST read “Why the Wind Industry is full of […]

The Wind Power Pipe Dream

December 13, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Imagine if you will America’s mountain ranges topped by row upon row of wind turbines and America’s deserts and plains covered by solar panels. How ugly is that? A recent Wall Street Journal article, “Wildlife Slows Wind Power”, took note of the slaughter of birds and bats by these Cuisinarts of the […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News – 8/31/11

September 1, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr. Friends: Some recent energy articles of interest — One of my most important documents, What Not To Say, has been updated (especially the PS part): http://www.northnet.org/brvmug/WindPower/WhatNotToSay.pdf This is a VERY significant story that gives us hope that sensibility and science may yet prevail: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11226/1167245-454.stm One of the main strategies of non-science […]

New Wind Guidelines Need Improvements for Wildlife

August 4, 2011 by

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A Message from John Droz Jr The Department of the Interior has released new voluntary guidelines for wind development (http://www.fws.gov/windenergy/docs/WEG_July_12_%202011.pdf) that reverse agency protection recommendations for birds and add an unrealistic deadline that would lead to “rubber-stamping” of wind projects. Because the guidelines are not mandatory, contain significant loopholes, and offer “benefit of [law] enforcement […]

Energy and Environmental News

July 29, 2011 by

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☞SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT☜ By John Droz, jr.    7/27/11 I’m extremely selective with my official association with organizations — so when I was recently asked to become a Fellow at American Traditions Institute (ATI) I spent a few hours talking with the founder and other key people there. I was very impressed at their objectives (e.g. to […]

Two URGENT Matters

March 29, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr. US citizens are faced with two extremely significant legislative matters. Please read this very carefully and pass it on to ANYONE who is concerned about energy and environmental matters: 1 – The US Senate will likely vote THIS WEEK on stopping the EPA’s global warming power grab. The importance of this […]

Some Energy and Environmental News-3/4/11

March 5, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr. Friends: I promised that I would periodically send you an email when there was something of value. Today is the day… This is a simply stunning admission about wind energy by the head of the giant utility company, National Grid. He says forget about the idea of electricity being available when […]

Legislative Alert: EMAIL TODAY!

February 15, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr.  I’m passing this on, which is a followup to the top item in my energy newsletter, yesterday. This is really IMPORTANT as we get more detail. Things are happening quickly in the US Congress right now. The Continuing Resolution has been sent to the House floor. The rules governing amendments permit ANY House […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

February 14, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr. This is the current issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: scientific, independent, informative, […]

Education = Success

January 28, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr. This is a special review. Some of these items have been mentioned before, but there are many who may not have seen the earlier notices. Our campaign to support scientifically sound solutions for our energy and environmental problems, is really all about educating citizens. The more citizens we get educated, the […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News

January 18, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr. 1/17/11 – This is the current issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: scientific, […]

Some Recent Energy and Environmental News

January 7, 2011 by

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By John Droz, Jr.   –   1/5/11 This is the current issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: […]

Recent Energy and Environmental News – Christmas 2010

December 21, 2010 by

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By John Droz, Jr. This is the current issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: scientific, independent, informative, […]

CALL!: Critical Energy Vote Monday!

December 10, 2010 by

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I have been working on the Tea Party people for several days now, to get them to speak up about the 1603 and ethanol political payoffs. After numerous emails, I finally heard from a person identified as the “National Coordinator.” She asked me to write a few paragraphs and that they would then post something. I […]

The Wind Controversy Is Mostly a PR Matter

December 4, 2010 by

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Special Energy Newsletter Here is another special edition newsletter, that covers just three items — As you know, in my view this wind controversy is largely a PR matter. As such it is critically important to win over other citizens. We simply have no chance without a modicum of public support! Toward that end I […]

Recent Energy News as of 9-21-10

September 22, 2010 by

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By John Droz, Jr. This is the latest issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: scientific, independent, informative, […]

This Week’s Energy News

September 14, 2010 by

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By John Droz, jr This is the latest issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: scientific, independent, informative, […]

Some Recent Energy News

August 7, 2010 by

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By John Droz, Jr. This is the latest issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since citizens are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias is for articles that are: scientific, independent, informative, […]

Scientifically Sound Solutions not Palliative Political Pablum

August 1, 2010 by

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By John Droz, Jr What this translates to is that the policy statement of any true environmental organization should be the following: 1)  We believe that we have serious environmental and energy issues, and 2)  We believe that these matters should be solved by applying the scientific method. Anything less would amount to promoting a political policy rather […]

Scientifically Sound Solutions Not Palliative Political Pablum

June 28, 2010 by

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By John Droz jr –   physicist & environmental advocate Recent Energy News This is the latest issue of my informal, free collection of recent electrical energy-related developments. Since we are daily inundated with material coming out on this topic, I am trying to present a digest summary of the most pertinent applicable information. My bias […]

Opposing Wind Energy

June 8, 2010 by

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Since Wind Power Doesn't Work, what is the best way to get this point accross to our Lawmakers and other Government Officials? (1) Call for a Moratorium on All New Construction? or (2) Pursue a More “Pragmatic” Political Course of Highlighting Adverse Impacts (but NOT Questioning the Fundamental Viability of the Technology)