Daily Archives: April 12, 2010

Wayne Wegner: “Is the jury still out on the issue of eagles versus 180mph, spinning turbine blades?” Will the odds improve at Eagle Rock, Maryland?

With the ridiculous plan to site 28 industrial wind turbines at a site in Garrett County Maryland near Eagle Rock, it is worth hearing from an expert in the field. Recently posted at the Simcoe (Canada) Reformer:  Bald Eagles vs … Continue reading

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I got this great idea … we’ll stick 186,000 wind turbines the size of 747’s along the whole Appalachian Trail. Won’t it be cool?

Further scary thoughts on the cumulative impact of industrial wind from George Will: “The amount of electricity that would be produced by wind turbines extending the entire 2,178 miles of the Appalachian Trail can be produced by four reactors occupying … Continue reading

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Department of the Interior formally petitioned to place “eastern small-footed” and “northern long-eared” bats on endangered species list.

Mollie Matteson of the Center for Biological Diversity formally petitioned Kenneth Salazar, Secretary of the Interior to list the eastern small-footed bat Myotis leibii and northern long-eared bat Myotis septentrionalis as Threatened or Endangered species and to designate critical habitat … Continue reading

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