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More Environmental Damage from the turbines in Ocotillo

The horrendous environmental damage continues at the wind farm in Ocotillo, California. Video

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University of Edinburgh: Fire is a Major Cause of Accidents in Wind Turbines

University of Edinburgh — July 16, 2014 Fires impact on wind farms Fire is a major cause of accidents in wind turbines, according to research involving Edinburgh engineers. Researchers carried out a global assessment of the world’s wind farms, which amount to an estimated 200,000 turbines. The team, from Imperial College London, the University of […]

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The nanny-state Liberals want you to know that “Fire is hot and winter is cold”

Fire is hot, winter is cold — and other government advice Peter Shawn Taylor — Waterloo Record — February 6, 2014 It’s been a long time since something worth writing about appeared in my mail box. In the old days, mysterious brown envelopes would occasionally find their way through Canada Post to a journalist’s desk. […]

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Time to fire Ontario Premier Wynne’s fools

QMI AGENCY — April 16, 2013 Voters need to have an “adult conversation” with Premier Kathleen Wynne and her sorry collection of “revenue fools” known as Ontario’s Liberal government.In other words, it’s time to throw these bums out of office, with a swift kick delivered to their money-squandering keisters. With Monday’s finding by Auditor General […]

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Fire destroys top of wind turbine near Goderich

CTV news (London) — April 2, 2013 There will be one less wind turbine in Ontario. An overnight fire has destroyed the top portion of a wind turbine at the Kingsbridge Wind Farm near Goderich. The fire began around 2 a.m. The wind farm operators aren’t certain what started the fire, but neighbours speculated it […]

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Vandals cause $60,000 damage to turbine parts in Haldimand

Simcoe Reformer.ca — January 20, 2013 HALDIMAND – Damage was pegged at $60,000 this weekend after wind turbine parts at a site in Haldimand County were vandalized. The incident happened sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning at a location on Walpole Concession Road 7. Someone painted graffiti on parts of the giant turbine while setting other […]

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Why are there no safety regulations for turbine maintenance workers put at risk??

The Listowel Banner May 14, 2012. Letter to the Editor: Labour laws are written and enforced to protect workers from unsafe working conditions; to prevent human injury and death.  Labour unions have fought to ensure safe working conditions.  Our government is quick to point out poor working conditions in other countries, while our churches and […]

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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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