Adverse environmental effects from industrial wind turbines Industrial wind turbines do not have a benign environmental foot print as has been claimed. Biologists are observing habitat fragmentation and habitat loss, wildlife disturbance and life history disruption when turbines are placed in natural habitats. (1) Bird and bat abundance declines at wind turbine sites and this … Continue reading Adverse environmental effects from industrial wind turbines.
WEST, Inc does many of the so called independent studies for energy companies, including RES. Galloo parties seek to disqualify developer over alleged lies SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 | PERRY WHITE | watertowndailytimes.com A group of independent parties to the Galloo Island Wind application before the state Board on Electric Generating Siting and the Environment have requested … Continue reading Wind Energy consultant WEST, Inc, caught in deception, on Eagles in project area.
November 23, 2013 | Eyder Peralta | The Two-Way, NPR In a settlement reached with the Department of Justice, Duke Energy Renewables pleaded guilty in the deaths of 14 golden eagles and 149 other migratory birds at two of its wind energy facilities in Wyoming. "We deeply regret the impacts to golden eagles at two of our … Continue reading Duke Energy Pleads Guilty Over Eagle Deaths At Wind Farms (2013)
California’s Altamont Pass wind farms are famous for killing hundreds of raptors each year, including an estimated 35 golden eagles.
A 2013 study published in The Wildlife Society Bulletin found that wind turbines killed an estimated 573,000 birds annually in the United States. And that figure was 4 years ago. According to U.S. Wind Energy State Facts ( Oct. 2016), there are over 52,000 wind turbines installed across 40 U.S. States plus Puerto Rico & … Continue reading Conventional Wind Energy – A Design Deadly for Birds