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Massive fire destroys wind turbine in Adair County

ADAIR COUNTY, Iowa — A massive fire destroyed a wind turbine and burned a large farm field in Adair County Tuesday morning.The fire burned so hot it destroyed the 22-story tall structure. It consumed the nacelle that holds the generator and one giant blade, which crashed to the ground.

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The Net Zero Ship Starting to Sink

Are we observing the early stages of worldwide resistance against the constraints of net zero policies?Investors are ditching renewable energy faster than any other funds on record.

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Wind Regulations Second Draft

The Douglas County Planning Commission has published Draft #2 of the proposed wind regulations.  All Douglas County residents and landowners are encouraged to study the regulations which can be found at the link below: https://lawrenceks.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/revised-wind-energy-conversion-system-draft-2-23-9-26.pdf You can provide feedback to the Commission by responding to them on the Wind Energy website:  www.lawrenceks.org/windreg The email address for comments/feedback is: [email protected]

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Quality of applicant matters

Dear Commissioners and Staff, I spoke on Monday evening (20 March) about the need to add something in the Wind Turbine regulations about the quality of the applicant because of the large amount of buyer’s remorse several countries, states, and counties have after entering into partnerships with particular companies. I know not all wind turbine…

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