Wind Turbine

Vermilion County, Illinois (ECWd) - These photographs (click to enlarge) are from a wind turbine located northwest of the Route 49 and 2600 North intersection in Vermilion County, Illinois. Photos provided by a reader. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="58269,58270,58271,58272,58273" orderby="rand"] . Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ask that...

Jacksonville, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has issued a determination letter stating that Morgan County's Planning Commission Director and FOIA Officer, James "Dusty" Douglas,  failed to adequately search for records requested pertaining to communications with Industrial Wind Turbines ("IWT"). In July I...

Safety: Snap, Crackle, and Drop Master Resource Lisa Linowes 19 June  2017 Wind turbine safety had an ugly three weeks. During the late hours of May 31, a turbine blade at NextEra’s Breckinridge Center in Oklahoma (in-service since August 2015), broke off near its base and was thrown to the ground – snap. [caption...