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Greek conservation groups dismay with industrial wind intrusion, mirrors The Charter of Palermo

In a recent post here at Allegheny Treasures we spoke of Mr. Jon Boone’s 2009 participation in the development of The Charter of Palermo.  Readers may recall that, at the invitation of the Sicilian government, Mr. Boone, an intervenor in … Continue reading

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The uncontrolled expansion of industrial wind and the resulting “cumulative impact” on birds.

The following email was sent to the US Fish and Wildlife Service for consideration at the Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee Meeting to be held March 2 – 4, 2010.  The purpose was to express concern for the cumulative impact the uncontrolled … Continue reading

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“Endangered bat should preclude Garrett (County Maryland) wind farms.”

Letter to the Editor of the Keyser, WV Mineral Daily News-Tribune: Mon Feb 01, 2010, 05:48 PM EST Mt. Lake Park, Md. – Endangered bat should preclude Garrett wind farms (Editor’s note: The following letter was written to the Garrett County … Continue reading

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The Windpower Industry’s “top ten” false and misleading claims … Number 3 – Windplants are harmless to wildlife.

FromStop Ill Wind: #3. Windplants are harmless to wildlife. Untrue! The second leading cause of bird mortality in the nation is collisions with tall structures, particularly at night under conditions of poor visibility, when neotropical songbirds migrate twice annually (house … Continue reading

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