October 3 at 5:05 PM This was in the “It’s your call” section of the News-Press today!
Norway rejects wind farm in favor of wild reindeer 02/07/2018 Nearly 35,000 wild reindeer make their home in the southern mountains of Norway – “the last remaining viable populations in Europe,” according to Reuters. And the country recently prioritized the animals over energy, rejecting construction of a 120 megawatt (MW) wind farm over concerns it could harm the animals. via Norway rejects wind farm … Continue reading Norway rejects wind farm in favor of wild reindeer
The Proposed Wind Energy Project will cut right through the High Density core moose habitat areas. The construction phase with blasting and massive equipment and road work, will cause avoidance, and increased stress, and possible interference with calving areas. In addition hundreds of additional trucks, cars and equipment a day will increase the risks of accidental … Continue reading Proposed Project will cut right through Core Moose habitat