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Stefan the Stork? Collateral damage to save the planet. Cecil the Lion? Worldwide Outrage

This horrible, upsetting picture shows a white stork whose beak was chopped off by a wind turbine in Germany. It subsequently had to be “euthanised” by a vet. Though I’ve given him a name – Stefan – I think we can safely predict that his ugly and entirely unnecessary demise won’t generate nearly the same […]

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Noise From UK wind farm to be investigated Due to Flood of Complaints

Campaigners calling for tighter government controls for wind farms have learned this week that noise consultants have been called in to record sound levels from eight turbines at Graveley. Debbie Davies — Hunts Post — May 6, 2015 Huntingdonshire District Council confirmed yesterday (Tuesday) it will be measuring levels at the Cotton Farm Wind Farm, […]

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New York City’s First “MASSIVE” Wind Turbine!!! How big is it you ask? Now don’t laugh…..

160 feet tall — producing 100KW….or as the New York Times say, enough to power one light bulb for 100 years.  And the great thing is, it only cost $750,000 which the wind company says will pay for itself within 5 years…..while producing enough power to light one bulb for a century.  So the question […]

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Wind Industry Lies Continue to Be Exposed

Christopher Booker — Daily Mail — November 23, 2014 On November 7, Guardian readers were excited by a huge two-page advertisement from the wind farm company Ecotricity, hailing what it described as “a historic event”. This, it explained, was on Sunday October 19, following the Didcot power station fire, when several other major power plants […]

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Legal battle over Ontario wind turbine farm may redefine ‘harm’

Sean Fine — Globe and Mail — November 21, 2014 The right to be free from chronic annoyance is at the heart of a legal challenge that could shake Ontario’s multibillion wind-energy business, and limit other industrial development in rural areas. It pits a family whose farming history goes back a century in Southwestern Ontario […]

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Part 2: The Negative Health Impact of Noise from Industrial Wind Turbines: The Evidence

From Hearing Health Matters.org — November 11, 2014 Today’s post, the second of three installments, reviews the major research findings linking low-frequency noise and infrasound from industrial wind turbines with effects on health and quality of life. By Jerry Punch, PhD, and Richard James, INCE, BME Evidence that industrial wind turbines (IWTs) negatively impact human […]

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Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Aware of Two Types Of Wind Turbine Noise in 2005

Tip o’ the hat to Ocotillo Wind Turbine Destruction Why Are The Taxpayers The Last To Hear The Truth ? Frank Haggerty — Falmouth Patch — November 11, 2014 Mass CEC 2 Types Of Wind Turbine Noise Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Aware of Two Types Of Wind Turbine Noise in 2005 Folks, Prior to the […]

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Ontario: MoECC Monitoring Turbine Noise in South Dundas

Nelson Zandbergen — AgriNews — August 2014 BRINSTON Leslie Disheau has her ear to the ground in South Dundas, and for 10 days last month, a very powerful ear trained on the sky around her Brinston home as well. Ontarios Ministry of Environment and Climate Change installed the basketball-sized microphone atop a temporary 30-foot listening […]

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UK Turbine that Would Have Taken 757 Years to Pay for Itself is Scrapped

Andre Walker — Breitbart.com — July 10, 2014 A £50,000 taxpayer-funded wind turbine is to be scrapped after it was revealed that it produced just £5 of electricity a month, according to the Daily Mail. The turbine was installed outside a Welsh government office despite warnings from Civil Servants that it was being installed in […]

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Massachusetts turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study

Kingston Independence turbine exceeds state’s noise threshold during study Kathryn Gallerani — Wicked Local.com — July 10, 2014 The Kingston Independence wind turbine violated the state’s noise policy two of the nights sound samples were taken as part of an acoustical monitoring study, according to an interim report. The turbine’s sound levels exceeded the state […]

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What’s the footprint of a Wind Turbine? Ask Howard Hayden

Originally posted on JunkScience.com:
The green thugs claim that Wind Tubines have a positive impact on the enviornment. Birds and Bats might disagree–but there’s more, courtesy of Howard Hayden Howard is emeritus prof of physics at U Conn. I asked him if I could put up his essay on developments related to Catastrophic Anthropogenic…

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Nova Scotia Council Reviewing Setback Distances After Flurry of Complaints from Residents

Council Reviewing Setback Distance for Wind Turbines The News – May 8, 2014 PICTOU – The phones of local county councillors were ringing Monday with calls from a resident upset over noise coming from the new wind turbine site on Tower Road. Coun. Robert Parker said he received a call Monday from someone in the […]

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Wind Turbine Woes: “DownWind” Documentary from Sun News

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Update on Plane Crash in S. Dakota — Collision with Turbine Blade, 1 killed on the ground

(The latest update on the plane crash in South Dakota yesterday that killed 4 indicates that 3 of the victims were in the plane, 1 was on the ground.  Investigations  so far have shown that the turbine is missing a blade, leading to speculation that the plane’s collision with the blade is what lead to […]

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4 Dead as Plane Smashes Into NextEra Wind Turbine in S. Dakota

Dirk Lammers — SfGate — April 28, 2014 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A small airplane heading back to South Dakota after a Texas cattle sale crashed into a wind farm in foggy weather, killing the pilot and three passengers. Elizabeth Cory, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the Piper 32 was traveling […]

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