From Daily Tech, more evidence of the growing citizen backlash against industrial wind: “Part of wind power’s problem is the need for new high power transmission lines stretching to the remote stretches of land ideal for wind farms. The nation’s largest wind project, a Texas wind farm championed by billionaire T. Boone Pickens, fell apart when the funding for its transmission lines fell through.
Another major obstacle is public sentiment. Across the country citizens have been moving to block local wind project, citing a variety of concerns .”
Read full article here: Native Americans Fighting to Stop MA Wind Farm, Locals Fight Farm in MI
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