Landowners & Farmers
Before Signing the Lease
Things to Consider
- 4/10/15 - Insurance Industry war of covering farms with turbines after Collingwood court ruling
A local insurance broker says a recent decision to allow neighbours of wind farms to sue for lost property value may make it harder for farms with wind turbines to get liability insurance.
- 4/10/15 - Got Wind Turbines and Country Mutual Insurance? You may have problems…
Many farmers received their insurance renewal notices, and should have noticed by now that they might need to think twice about letting wind turbine installations on their property.
3/5/15 - Industrial Wind Projects Clash with Real Farming (pdf)
Farmers, the backbone of the American economy, have become a frequent target of
industrial wind energy developers.
- 2/17/15 - Can Wind Turbines Cause Developmental Deformities in Horses
The following is the summary of a case study of a group of Lusitano horses that have been monitoried over 4 years which were the subject of a masters thesis at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University, Lisbon completed in 2012.
Open Letter From Cambria Wisconsin Farmer who regrets singing contract
"By signing that contract, I signed away the control of the family farm, and it's the biggest regret I have ever experienced and will ever experience."
- Interview with Scott Srnka, dairy farmer, Lincoln Township, Wisconsin
Life with Industrial Wind Turbines in Wisconsin.
- Do Wind Turbines Harm Animals
With an increasing number of industrial-scale wind turbines around the world, numerous reports are surfacing to suggest that noise, infrasound and stray voltage (dirty energy) may be harmful to livestock and wildlife.
- What's in the Wind Farm Lease
You could lose rights to your land for longer than you will be alive.
- Are Farmers Being Misled
Many people assume farmers reap large financial benefits when they allow developers to install wind turbines on their property.
But is this true, or are wind developers taking advantage of farmers?
- Flexural Deformity in Foals (pdf)
Nearby wind turbines may have played a role.
February/March 2014 Holistic Horse Magazine.
- IKEA/APEX Wind Farm Non-payment Causes Liens to be Filed Against Local Farmers
IKEA (the furniture company) and APEX (a wind energy company) failed to make payments to Ambassador Steel Fabrication, LLS from Auburn, Indiana. The failure of IKEA and APEX to make their payments in a timely manner is now causing issues for farmers and other land owners who leased their properties for the project.
Home Owner's Insurance denied by Western General Insurance Company with installation of a wind turbine on the property:
| As of March 3, 2017, these landowners have had leases with Apex recorded with the Niagara or Orleans County Clerk's office.
Atwater, Ben & Seth
Atwater, Ben & Susan
Atwater, Richard & Ben / Farm Trust
Austin, Rich & Barb
Baker, Robert & Patricia
Bratton, Michael & Denise
Czelusta, Joseph & Jacqualine
Eggert, Barb R
Estep, Ronald & Roberta
Forrestel, E Peter III
Kelley, Ronald & Nicole
Keough, James & Barbara
Koerner, Floyd & Marsha
Langendorfer, Duane & Dorothy
Lee, Stephen & Jenny
Lynn-ette & SonsLand Co / Derren Roberts
Nellist, Larry G
Pike, Raven F
Porter-Klino, Tom, Doug & Mary
Rhodes, Keith & Sharon
Shisler, Garland & Scott
Sproull, Robert & Sharon
Townsend, Dann R & Avis A
Treitler, Andrew & Susan
Voelple, John & Jane
Whitford, Lyle & Priscilla
Austin, Rich & Barb
Bayne, Gary & Faith
Bayne, Gary L II
Chaffee Farms LLC
Hayton, Jeremy & Theron
Kidney, Everett & Sharon
Robinson, David & Jennie
Shoreline Holding / Dudley Chaffee / Scott Buffin
Thering, Gary & Nancy
View Yates & Somerset Map
See how close the 600ft tall industrial wind turbines could be located.
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The map above shows an approximation of land leased for Lighthouse Wind industrial wind turbines or turbine related activity or buildings based on available County documents and GIS data. If you have information about parcels that have been omitted or included improperly please email SOS and we will look into it.
| Gone with the Wind!
The value in your home and property
On this site you will be able to easily access worldwide information about property loss, income stream losses, homes abandoned, and related economic losses due to proximity to industrial wind turbines. It is clear that the phenomenon of property loss is widespread, real, and verified by many experts. The tragedy is compounded by lives shattered by the loss of their principal home/residence/farm/land, often a complete loss, as a sale is not even possible.