Opposition to Solar Farms is Growing amongst Residents but is being ignored by solar companies and local boards as well as the progressive media
 
HOW COULD WE LET THIS HAPPEN AT ALL?
 
WHERE IS THE MEDIA AND WHY ARE THEY NOT PROTECTING US
FROM THIS GOVT THEFT OF PRIVATE PROPERTY AND HAZARD TO OUR ENDANGERED SPECIES AND DRINKING WATER?
WHEN WERE THE HEARINGS?
WHO IS ALLOWING THIS TO HAPPEN?
WHERE WAS THE ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES AND WHY ARE WE DESTROYING VITAL ECOSYSTEMS?
WHY ARE WE DESTROYING OVER 100 JOBS FOR SOMETHING THAT EMPLOYS NO ONE EVER?
 
WE NEED TO VOTE THESE PEOPLE OUT OF OFFICE IN THE NEXT ELECTION!
 
WE NEED TO MAKE THOSE WHO ARE COMPLICIT IN THIS LAND HEIST TO BE ACCOUNTABLE ASAP
 
STEP UP AND STOP THIS NOW
AT LEAST 90% OF THE PEOPLE IN CALVERTON / RIVERHEAD / EAST END / DON'T WANT THIS!
 
HOWEVER THEY WANT TO SPIN IT,
YOUR DRINKING WATER IS IN SERIOUS DANGER OF BEING CONTAMINATED 
BY HARMFUL CHEMICALS AND CANCER CAUSING AGENTS AS THESE SOLAR PANELS ARE DAMAGED BY
 
STORMS, HURRICANES, LIGHTNING
BIRD CRAP WHICH CONTAINS ALL KINDS OF ACIDS THAT EAT AWAY AT THE SOLAR PANELS
OVER TIME THE PANELS DEGRADE
THE CLEANING SOLVENTS WHICH ARE NECESSARY TO WASH THE DUST THAT COLLECTS ON PANELS
POTENTIAL FOR SERIOUS FIRES THAT ARE DIFFICULT TO PUT OUT
PROPERTY BECOMES USELESS FOREVER AFTER BANKRUPTCY
THEY WILL GO BANKRUPT EVENTUALLY BECAUSE NEW TECH WILL MAKE THEM OBSOLETE
THIS SOLAR FARM THING IS ONE BIG SCHEME TO TAKE LAND ACROSS THE GLOBE AND WE ARE THE SUCKERS!
 
THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO BENEFIT TO US LOCALS FROM THIS 
ASK THOSE ACROSS THE COUNTRY WHO ARE THE VICTIMS OF THIS THEFT OF LAND - THEY ARE NOT HAPPY!
MANY OF THEM HAVE LOST A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF MONEY DUE TO LOSSES OF PROPERTY VALUE!
WHO WANTS TO LIVE NEAR A SOLAR FARM?
LOSS OF AGRICULTURAL AND RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES MAKES FOR A DULL COMMUNITY
AS THEY BECOME FAMILY UNFRIENDLY FIELDS OF SILICON PANELS
 
THEY HAVE THEIR TALKING POINTS WHICH ARE DESIGNED TO FOOL YOU!
 
DON'T BE FOOLED!
 

Environmentalist Sounds Alarm

A leading activist has raised concerns over the ecological impact of solar panels — a renewable energy technology widely considered to be harmless to the environment.

Michael Shellenberger — the president of Environmental Progress, a nonprofit organization working to promote clean energy — detailed the real life impacts of discarded solar installation. Solar technology typically contains cadmium, lead and other toxic chemicals that can’t be extracted without taking apart the whole panel, resulting in entire solar panels being considered hazardous, Shellenberger noted in a Wednesday Forbes article.

More specifically, these toxic chemicals become an environmental threat when solar panels reach their end-of-life stage and need to be disposed. Panels left in landfills may break apart and release toxic waste into the ground or even enter bodies of water. Solar panel disposal in “regular landfills [is] not recommended in case modules break and toxic materials leach into the soil,” Electric Power Research Institute determined in a 2016 study.

There is growing concern over the possibility of rainwater washing cadmium out of panels and into the environment. In Virginia, for example, a group of locals are pushing back against a proposal to construct a 6,350 acre solar farm in Spotsylvania County. (RELATED: Here’s How Renewable Energy Actually Hurts The Environment)

“We estimate there are 100,000 pounds of cadmium contained in the 1.8 million panels,” Sean Fogarty of Concerned Citizens of Fawn Lake stated to Shellenberger. “Leaching from broken panels damaged during natural events — hail storms, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc. — and at decommissioning is a big concern.”

Instances can occur where severe weather — such as a tornado in California and a hurricane through Puerto Rico — decimate solar panel farms, potentially leaking chemicals into the ground.

Virtually no one in media cares to discuss the solar industry’s negative effects on the environment, Shellenger also noted. “With few environmental journalists willing to report on much of anything other than the good news about renewables, it’s been left to environmental scientists and solar industry leaders to raise the alarm.”

As a suggested solution, Shellenberger entertained the idea of an added fee with solar panel purchases that can go toward the recycling and disposing of decommissioned panels. He also encouraged greater government involvement as to avoid the placement of solar installation into landfills.

Previous studies have examined the solar industries’ effect on the environment. The process it takes to build renewable energy technology is extremely intensive, an April America Rising Squared report determined. The production of solar panels and wind turbines, America Rising found, requires the extraction of rare earth metals such as Indium, Gallium and Tellurium. Refining these rare minerals is extremely energy intensive.

Issues relating to solar panel waste will only worsen as more Americans utilize the technology. Lured with promises of long-term financial gains and environmental benefits, a growing number of U.S. households are purchasing rooftop solar installations. On May 9, California became the first state in the U.S. to mandate every new household have a solar panel. Environmental activists, like billionaire Tom Steyer, are funding national campaigns to promote renewable energy use. Such campaigns and government mandates are increasing renewable portfolio standards across the country.

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SO MANY REASONS WHY SOLAR FARMS DO NOT BELONG ON LONG ISLAND ESPECIALLY THE EAST END!
 
 

STOP THE SOLAR FARMS NOW!

VOTE ALL THOSE POLITICIANS
THAT ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN OUT!

SAVE OUR GREEN SPACES!

FOLLOW THE MONEY TRAIL TO SEE WHICH POLITICIANS AND LAWYERS ARE BENEFITTING THE MOST

SAVE OUR WILDLIFE AND WATER BASIN!

THESE PEOPLE SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THIS LAND GRAB