While I am not a fan of the proposed project in Crab Orchard TN, I am not opposed to wind power. Each project needs sound evaluation to see how it would affect the community and frankly, there are places where turbines harm birds and the view shed. This is just ridiculous, however!

Among other things there are these particular killers:

This broad definition of "construction" includes asking for permit so you have to have permit to apply for permit.

It makes it illegal to plan for a project without a permit but you obviously can't get permit without a plan, etc. It makes it illegal to study the feasibility of a project

The Sierra Club has a rundown

Eco Warriors and Politics

Science and Stuff

Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.