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July 3, 2013

July 3, 2013: Letters to the editor

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The studies presented by juwi, E.ON and industrial wind turbine supporters have clauses or statements to the effect that “not enough data is available to substantiate” or “there is insufficient evidence”, “there is limited evidence”, “further study is necessary”, and so on. Some of the claims against wind energy do not yet have the studies to support them, but at the same time, there are no studies that can absolutely, 100 percent say the claims are false and unfounded.

The people with the problems are real people living by the the turbines, with real experiences and real problems. You cannot argue against another person’s experience! For example, if you and I both taste a strawberry, I may describe it as sweet, wonderful, tasty and so on, and you may say it is sour, grainy and awful. Who is right? Same strawberry, different experiences and opinions.

So, I turn the tables on the CAC. Let’s be transparent about where your money comes from, what types of groups and what your agenda is. Show, factually, that anything the Tipton County CRD or WindWatch.org have said is indisputably incorrect.

Kevin Vanosdol

Kempton

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