Listen to Industrial Wind Turbine noise from Tipton, IN

By Russell Phillips

(Due to technical issues this website was worked on earlier today. There are still some minor issues that are being worked on. Any inconveniences to the readers are regretted.)

Last month I visited the Wildcat Wind Farm in Tipton County, IN (east of Kokomo). I drove down a small county road, away from any traffic or other noise, stopped the car near a wind turbine, turned the engine off and stepped outside the car and recorded the noise being made by the wind turbine. (listen) Wind speed was 5-6 mph. This audio file can also be accessed on the RESOURCES/LINKS page.

Fulton County Wind Farm: For Better Or Worse?

Tipton County Indiana (east of Kokomo, IN).

This is the first post, of many to come, to help inform our county of the many facets to be considered in determining whether or not Fulton County should allow wind farms. Even the above picture does not adequately convey the overall visual impact of Wildcat Wind Farm which has 125 turbines (wind towers). Also, take note of “WIND FARMS” in the menu at the top of the page.

Just 8 men own same wealth as half the world

Oxfam International

Eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity, according to a new report published by Oxfam today to mark the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos.

Oxfam’s report, ‘An economy for the 99 percent’, shows that the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared. It details how big business and the super-rich are fueling the inequality crisis by dodging taxes, driving down wages and using their power to influence politics.
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