Posted by: Grant | November 19, 2011

‘Scuse Me – Clean Up Your Greenie Mess Please.

TORY AARDVARK BLOG
14000 Abandoned Wind Turbines In The USA
Nov 17
Posted by Tory Aardvark
http://toryaardvark.com/2011/11/17/14000-abandoned-wind-turbines-in-the-usa/

” …Altamont’s turbines have since 2008 been tethered four months of every year in an effort to protect migrating birds after environmentalists filed suit. According to the Golden Gate Audubon Society, 75 to 110 Golden Eagles, 380 Burrowing Owls, 300 Red-tailed Hawks, and 333 American Kestrels (falcons) are killed by Altamont turbines annually. A July, 2008 study by the Alameda County Community Development Agency points to 10,000 annual bird deaths from Altamont Pass wind turbines. Audubon calls Altamont, “probably the worst site ever chosen for a wind energy project.”

The same areas that are good for siting wind farms are also good for birds of prey and migrating birds to pass through,… “

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  1. Hi Grant,
    I was wondering if the Greenies were ever going to do something about this. I myself think it is beyond belief that these things were ever built, not only are they useless, but affecting our wildlife in a horrific way I feel. I haven’t heard one greenie up in arms over these unsightly turbines here
    in OZ. 😡


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