Turbine Accidents – Rare? Not so much.

A recent news report of a turbine fire in Oklahoma is of concern to people who face the possibility or reality of living in the shadow of hundreds of these structures in north-central Indiana.  It wasn’t just the acres burned at the base of the turbine that concerned residents, but the thick black smoke that…

Too Big, Too Close – Size and Setbacks

They say a picture speaks a thousand words. People opposed to the proposed Harvest Wind industrial wind farm in Indiana’s Cass, Miami and Fulton counties are not opposed to renewable energy. We are opposed to the prospect of hundreds of massive structures being sited too close to homes, along with all of the dangers and…

How NOT to build a thriving rural Indiana

From this living room couch, overlooking a currently pristine rural Indiana agricultural landscape, this weekend has been filled with contemplating what has gone wrong in what has happened the past several months in our community.  We moved here not long ago, purchased and restored a 120+ year old farmhouse with a barn and small pasture…

Upcoming Meetings – Please Attend!

Your attendance matters at county commissioner and planning commission meetings.  It is one of the most visible indicators to public officials about how their constituents regard their position on proposed wind farm projects. Cass County – Commissioner’s Meetings Monday, March 19, 2018 9:00 am Monday, April 2, 2018 1:00 pm Monday, April 16, 2018 9:00…

Google Map of Proposed Turbine Sites

The Interstate Informed Citizens Coalition LLC recently published a map of proposed wind turbines in Pulaski and Jasper Counties on their Facebook post. Here is the link to open the Google map, zoom in and measure distances to homes YOU care about. Map of Proposed Pulaski and Jasper County Turbines   Note:  Cass County Property Rights…

Indiana Flying Farmers Oppose Wind Project

Standing with opponents of wind projects in Indiana is the Indiana chapter of the International Flying Farmers.  We are grateful for their support. If your organization also stands in opposition to the proposed projects, please Contact Us.

Miami County considers stricter setbacks

Congratulations to the Miami County officials who have voted to consider changing their zoning ordinance for wind turbine development to shift the setback from residences (1000 feet) and roads (350 feet) to require 2000 feet from roads and property lines.  This improvement will more fairly regulate competing land use policy to consider the health & safety needs of…