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“DARN … if we could only place more wind turbines!”

From the University of South Denmark:  “Maybe the collapse (of the universe) has already started somewhere in the universe and right now it is eating its way into the rest of the universe. Maybe a collapsed is starting right now … Continue reading

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Killing Eagles – Rating The Responses (updated links)

Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.  (For your convenience, I’ve provided the complete FWS ruling as … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 17, 2011

Items of interest: 1-Cumulative impact of industrial wind turbines. Energy in America: Dead Birds Unintended Consequence of Wind Power Development – Fox News Gee … seems to me we’ve heard this before? Is the world finally catching up? 2-Pennsylvania Governor having second thoughts on … Continue reading

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Wind business ethics: “A wind farm owner once told me that if there were no witnesses, it would be impossible to prove a bird had been killed by a wind turbine blade.”

An article at the UK Mail notes this statement by field biologist Doug Bell, manager of East Bay Regional Park District’s wildlife program:  “it would take 167 pairs of local nesting golden eagles to produce enough young to compensate for their … Continue reading

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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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