Friends of the Highland Mountains
A local group fighting former Governor Angus King’s plans for an Industrial Wind Development on the five ridges of Highland Plantation, Maine. A lot of good information here. Possibly the best organized, most effective citizens group in Maine.
Friends of the Boundary Mountains
Lots of good information on the Industrial Wind Projects affecting the Boundary Mountains of Western Maine
Friends of Lincoln Lakes
Good information and links to information.
Citizens’ Task Force on Wind Power
Blog coverage of Maine Wind Issues, lots of news stories, and links to more info.
Great information about one town and its wind ordinance. Also several links.
Friends of Spruce Mountain
A group fighting to prevent an Industrial Wind Development on Spruce Mountain, in Woodstock, Maine. General information, and some good links to videos about problems with other Maine IW projects.
Lots of information and links.
Partnership for the Preservation of the Downeast Lakes Watershed
A group opposing the Bower’s Mountain project. Lots of information on their site.
One town and its wind ordinance, and other good information.
One town that passed an ordinance. Good information, and several links to videos of other peoples experiences with Industrial wind.
Fox Islands Wind Neighbors- Vinalhaven community wind energy issues and information
Information about what’s happened in Vinalhaven. Also other general information, including links relating to noise issues.
The Maine Appalachian Trail Club is very concerned about the Highland Wind Project, and its effects on the Appalachian Trail and the Bigelow Preserve.
They don’t have a website, but the Friends of Raged Mountain are active in the Camden/Rockport/Hope area. For more information about what’s going on down there, contact:
Friends of Ragged Mountain
361 Hosmer Pond Road, Camden 04843
Groups Outside Of Maine
Country Guardian, The Original British Opposition Group – These folks have been around for a long time, and have a lot of great information.
Industrial Wind Action Group – Lots of good information, including an extensive library of documents, videos, photos, and links.
National Wind Watch – Large site with lots of good info/photos/links, etc. From around the country, and around the world.
Industrial Wind Energy Opposition – Good information, and links to many, many other groups/sites.
Wind Concerns Ontario – A large site with lots of information about what’s going on with Industrial Wind in Canada.
Save Our Seashore—Alliance To Protect Cape Cod National Seashore From Wind Turbines – Lots of information about what’s going on around the Cape Cod National Seashore, and beyond.
Please note that this is by no means a comprehensive list of every group/organization fighting Industrial Wind across the country, and the world. However, by following the above links, you can find just about any group out there. I will be updating this list, as time allows. If you have a group/link that you would like to see added to the list, please contact me.