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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wind Farm Developer Turns Family’s Water Supply to Muddy Sludge

While some might consider turning water into wine a miracle of biblical proportions, for the wind industry turning a muddy sludge into aqua pura, is all in a day’s ‘work’ – and, for these highly skilled conjurers, the kind of…

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Plummeting September 1 Temperatures In The US

September 1 used to be a very hot day in the US, but temperatures have plummeted over the past century. On this date in 1953, half of the Eastern US was over 100 degrees, including West Point, New York. West…

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Arctic Climate Explorers give up sailing to the ‘melting’ North Pole because – there’s too much ice!

From the arcticmission reports, where they try to put the best spin on this colossal failure as reported by the BBC: Pen Hadow sets sail for North Pole as Arctic ice melts British explorer Pen Hadow and his crew have…

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Can a Napa winery run on a generator, not PG&E, forever?

HT/care5health, who also posed the following questions. I’m not a Californian, and this raises questions. 1. The stated reason for the generator is the high cost of running power lines. Is the cost of the power to be delivered just…

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