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Update: December 6, 2013 Yesterday’s Casper Star Tribune had this: http://trib.com/business/energy/in-growing-trend-wyoming-wind-project-seeks-permit-to-kill/article_74a750fc-ed4f-53c5-86a9-37f358b4bbb6.html And another source: http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/eagle-take-permitting-gets-underway-wyoming-wind-farm The answer to the number of dead eagles (not including dead bats and other “non-protected” birds) is 36 to 64 estimate for the first 500 turbines. Of course, it’s very unlikely the number will actually be that low. That’s the […]
From the Republic: “Williams said the American Wind Energy Association will seek a long-term tax credit because the wind energy industry is almost entirely dependent on the boom and bust of the production tax credit.” Finally, an admission that it is about the government credits and wind cannot compete on it’s own.
A couple have won a landmark legal battle to have 10 wind turbines taken down because they spoil the view from their dream home in France. In a judgement which could have widespread implication across Europe, including Britain, the husband and wife successfully argued that the 360ft high structures ruined their quality of life. As well […]
John Anderson, AWEA, wrote a letter earlier on eagle deaths and wind turbines. He says “climate change caused by CO2 emission are the single most threat to wildlife”, thus implying we must cut back or stop using fossil fuels at all costs. It follows that we must do whatever is needed, even if we end […]