Archive | April 1, 2012

Wind Turbines a Fire Danger to Wildlands, Forests

From Al Fin Energy — Sunday, April 01, 2012 A recent wind turbine fire in Germany exposes the risk of constructing wind farms in drylands and wild lands subject to wildfire. The image below of a turbine explosion and fire in Scotland, illustrates the danger. And now we learn that such fires are not considered […]

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UK: All this talk of wind turbines is just hot air!

Sunday 1 April 2012 18:00 HAVE you taken a drive to The Borders lately; in particular, down the A74 road to Carlisle? If not, you’re in for a bit of a shock. It’s one of the most stunningly beautiful areas of the country. Streams, forests, ancient dykes, the gentle curves of the hills, and whacking […]

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U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ISSUE “TAKE” PERMITS FOR EAGLE KILLS BY WIND ENERGY COMPANIES

By Megan McGlamery — East County Magazine — April 1, 2012 Concerns are growing across the nation over the number of birds, particularly eagles, that are losing their lives. Now, as the number of wind energy projects grows, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service is preparing to issue “take” permits that will make it […]

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