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Wind turbine construction could permanently damage hearing… Of harbour seals

Shona Gossip — Aberdeen Journals Ltd. (UK) — May 20, 2015 Noise from the construction of offshore wind turbines could be damaging the hearing of harbour seals, according to new research published today. Scientists at St Andrews University say noise from the pile driving process could affect the marine mammals’ ability to find food or […]

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‘Big Wind’ destroys the environment while providing no net benefit

Mary Kay Barton — Orleans Hub — February 11, 2015 Considering the history of complete and utter civil discord created by Big Wind projects in rural New York State communities over the past decade – and the fact that industrial wind is a net economic and environmental loser – Orleans and Niagara County residents should […]

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Mexico: Researcher Raises Alert about Environmental Dangers of Industrial Wind Turbines

Renata Bessi, Santiago Navarro F. and Translated by Britt Munro and Sarah Farr — TruthOut.org — September 17, 2014 The Tehuantepec Isthmus, a southern region of Mexico that includes the states of Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco and Veracruz, holds the highest concentration of wind farms in Latin America. The Isthmus, measuring a mere 200 kilometers between […]

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NextEra Shuts Down 145 Texas Wind Turbines (all less than 20 years old) Due to Damage from Ice Storms

Kassia Miccek — Platts McGraw Hill Financial — May 12, 2014 NextEra Energy Resources is planning to shut two of its wind farms in Texas after both were significantly damaged by ice storms in November. The company, which describes itself as the largest renewable generator in North America, on Friday notified the Electric Reliability Council […]

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Wind farms gone wild: Is the environmental damage justified?

(Editor’s Note:  This is a very long article.  Best to grab a coffee or tea and settle in for a very good read.  Thanks to West Tyrone Against Wind Turbines for this!!  It should be read by every politician on the planet who buys into the lies and propaganda of the wind lobbyists. — DQ) […]

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Greens Now Stunned by Massive Environmental Damage from Climate Protection

From NoTricksZone — P. Gosselin — February 9, 2013 Last week Austrian Broadcasting network ORF aired the controversial new filmClimate Crimes in German. Having seen the film in its entirety for the first time, I was truly horrified by the scale of the environmental destruction and mayhem brought on by the recent climate protection movement. It is […]

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UK — Wind farms vs Wildlife — The shocking environmental cost of renewable energy

Clive Hambler — The Spectator — January 4, 2013 Wind turbines only last for ‘half as long as previously thought’, according to a new study. But even in their short lifespans, those turbines can do a lot of damage. Wind farms are devastating populations of rare birds and bats across the world, driving some to […]

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Energy Conservation is More Effective, Affordable and Environmentally Friendly.

Industrial Wind Turbines Cause Real Damage Industrial wind factories are destructive to communities and local environments. Fragile ecosystems are destroyed. Birds and bats are killed. Animal habitats are disrupted and wildlife is driven from the area. Noise and vibrations cause human health problems, including sleep problems, headaches and nervous disorders. Home values and real estate […]

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