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Livingston Co. Board votes NO to Invenergy Wind Farm –

July 17, 2015   ·   1 Comments

Livingston Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the Livingston County Board Meeting last night, July 16, 2015, the Board voted against an Invenergy Pleasant Ridge Wind ...

Wind Farm Bankrupt, foreclosure sought on Sublette, IL. landowner…

Sublette, IL. (ECWd) – This is an article obtained from WindAction.org, who obtained it from North American Wind Power. This is a case in which ...

Wind Turbine blade falls off in flames (video) –

Sublette, IL. (ECWd) – Below is dramatic video of the moment a flaming wind turbine blade broke off and fell to the ground in flames. ...

Update: Sublette area Wind Farm Turbine Fire –

Sublette, IL. (ECWd) – Below is an update with more pictures. Earlier today a wind turbine in the Sublette area of the Wind Farm caught ...

Breaking News – Wind Turbine Fire – Sublette, IL. –

Sublette, IL. (ECWd) – Just received tips and a picture of a Wind Turbine Fire in the Sublette, Illinois area. This is located in Lee ...

More Liens Against Hoopeston Wind / APEX –

Vermilion Co., IL. (ECWd) – In late May 2015, there were 39 more Mechanic’s Liens issues against Hoopeston Wind LLC, in favor of NCSG Crane ...

Mt. Pulaski CUD-23 sends Meridien / ReLight Wind Farm packing –

Mt. Pulaski, IL. (ECWd) – In a stunning Special School Board Meeting this evening, June 17, 2015, the Mount Pulaski School Board had a motion ...

Public Official’s Gag Order – brought to you by Invenergy / Pleasant Ridge Wind Farm –

FORREST, IL. (ECWd) – We knew it was only a matter of time until we could manage to get our hands on an actual copy ...

Livingston Co. Board Chairman says meant to vote to kill Invenergy’s Pleasant Ridge application – –

Livingston Co., IL. (ECWd) – A motion was made to DENY the Pleasant Ridge Wind Farm application – meaning a YES vote would be a ...

Livingston Co. Zoning Board: Deny Invenergy Application for Wind Farm –

Livingston Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Livingston County Zoning Board of Appeals has issued its recommendation to the Livingston County Board. One point of interest ...

Wind Turbine Fire Pics from Livingston County, IL. –

More photos were taken of the turbine burning in Livingston County this past weekend and they came from the facebook page of: Rt66 & 17 ...

Mt. Pulaski CUSD-23 School Board selling its soul to Meridien & Relight Wind Farms –

Mt. Pulaski, IL. (ECWd) – After reading through the proposed “contract” between the Mt. Pulaski Community Unit School No. 23 School Board and Meridien LLC., ...

BREAKING: Livingston Co., Emington, IL. Wind Turbine Fire (pics) –

Livingston Co., IL. (ECWd) – Update: May 25, 2015, 9:15 a.m.: This is the second Iberdrola Renewables turbine fire in the past 10 days. The ...

Vermilion County loses round two on Nikki Bogart’s termination –

Vermilion Co., IL. (ECWd) – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nikki Bogart wins round 2:  An Administrative Law Judge for the Illinois Department of Employment Security ruled ...

Walnut Ridge Wind Farm hits snag in Federal Court –

Bureau Co., IL. (ECWd) – Tribe-Backed Wind Farm Hits Snag Over GSA Enviro Review By Lance Duroni – (original article here) Law360, Chicago (May 08, ...

Vermilion Co. Board Meeting – 5-12-2015 –

Vermilion County – Illinois –  Board Meeting – May 12, 2015 During this month’s board meeting the Vermilion County Board approved a resolution to endorse ...

Hartke and other Illinoisans testify at Illinois Senate Hearing

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – Today, an Illinois Ag Committee Senate hearing was held at 9:30 AM. . The hearing was for HB 3523 which is ...

InvEnergy reconstructing wind turbine in Champaign County –

Champaign Co., IL. (ECWd) – It has been reported by residents that InvEnergy appears to be dismantling (for repairs) a Champaign County wind turbine which ...

Pioneer Trail Wind Farm seeks permission to kill endangered bats –

Ford and Iroquois Counties, IL. (ECWd) – We were forwarded a public notice published in a local newspaper in northern Vermilion County. The notice was ...

Inoperable Wind Turbine light highlighted in NTSB report on plane crash that killed 4 –

HIGHMORE, S.D. (ECWd) – The NTSB released its factual report on a plane crash that occurred on April 27, 2014 near Highmore, South Dakota resulting ...

Hartke’s 3-hour Testimony v. Invenergy and Pleasant Ridge Wind Farm –

LIVINGSTON Co., IL. (ECWd) – Updated with the slides used in the presentation… Livingston County, Illinois recently held a hearing on the Pleasant Ridge Wind ...

Meet Jane Harper – Board member who regrets voting pro-wind –

From Windaction.org: The following letter was written by Jane Harper, Tipton County Indiana Commissioner from 2009-2012.  In addition to dedicating part of her life to ...

Vermilion County Board Meeting Complaints Increase Dramatically –

VERMILION CO., IL. (ECWd) – March 10th. Vermilion County Board Meeting. Complaints against the Vermilion County Board Increase – Dramatically! You can follow by watching ...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter to Mike Marron

Open letter to Mike Marron, Vermilion County Board Chairman Dear Chairman Marron, If Bill Donahue can’t find this stuff, I think you should fire him. ...

Wind Farm Liens Filed in Vermilion County Exceeding $2.1 million –

VERMILION CO., IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: We have been provided documents showing that $928,621.05 has been paid towards the lien… Following up on our December ...

Vandalism in Vermilion County re: Wind Farm protest signs –

Vermilion Co., IL. (ECWd) – Within a few days of Mr. Hartke speaking at the Vermilion County Board Meeting where he asked for Chairman Mike ...

Got Wind Turbines and Country Mutual Insurance? You may have problems…

VERMILION CO., IL. (ECWd) – Many farmers received their insurance renewal notices, and should have noticed by now that they might need to  think twice ...

Another Invenergy / GE Wind Turbine Blade Failure –

HENRY CO., IL. (ECWd) – The turbine which had the blade failure in Henry County was a 1.6 mW GE……exactly the same as used in ...

Press Release: Update on Bogart’s firing – Marron’s hiring of Bucher –

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE provided to us via email: Yesterday the county board website was updated to indicated that Bill Bucher, a local republican ...

Bogart files formal grievance against Mike Marron, Vermilion Co. Board Chairman –

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – The grievance alleges: – Improper termination by chairman – Unjustifiable termination – Alternative remedies available – Politically based termination If this ...

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