Tag Archives: Wind turbine environmental concerns

If “it’s not a matter of displacing or replacing coal or nuclear or things like that,” what exactly is the purpose of industrial wind?

I’m easily confused!  Let’s get that out of the way first.  So, maybe someone can help me understand the following: An article published January 7, 2009 at the Cumberland Times-News contained this quote:  “I think the important thing is that … Continue reading

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Industrial wind + rare earth = Environmental Hazards

From the unintended consequence file, an important video from Public Broadcasting:  In the effort to expand green technology – Are Rare Earth Minerals Too Costly for Environment? Text from PBS NEWSHOUR Report aired – Dec. 14, 2009 Are Rare Earth … Continue reading

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Destruction of Backbone Mountain soon to begin, ironically because no one has one!

(Courtesy of Windtoons.com) According to the Baltimore Sun, Constellation Energy will attempt it’s “first venture into generating electricity from wind, though spokesman Lawrence McDonnell said the company has been buying wind power produced in the Midwest. The company also has … Continue reading

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“Hey, Pop! Are those big fans on the mountain dangerous to animals?” “Nah! No history of that, Son!”

Thanks to Jon Boone.

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