Turbines, Pesticides, Threaten Useful, Cute, Hoary Bat.

Wind turbines stand in the direct path of certain migratory bats and birds, which imposes a detrimental obstacle into the animal kingdom.   Published on: November 9, 2018 | The Londoner When it comes to the army of wind turbines stationed near the shores of Lake Huron, an unfortunate predicament arises. It’s true that by … Continue reading Turbines, Pesticides, Threaten Useful, Cute, Hoary Bat.

Can Offshore Wind Turbines Succeed in the Great Lakes?

Can Offshore Wind Turbines Succeed in the Great Lakes? Ice jams and bird and bat deaths will determine the answer August 14, 2018 | Daniel McGraw | scientificamerican.com  Aside from a small pilot program along the coast of Finland, offshore wind turbines have not been placed in waters that freeze during winter. Moving ice can act … Continue reading Can Offshore Wind Turbines Succeed in the Great Lakes?

COMMENTARY: PROPOSED ICEBREAKER WIND PROJECT NOT WHAT IT SEEMS

COMMENTARY PROPOSED ICEBREAKER WIND PROJECT NOT WHAT IT SEEMS BY STEVE POLLICK |  Blade NewsSlide story     | Toledo Blade It is hard to know where to start dissecting the slick spin-doctoring recently published in The Blade’s Op-Ed pages by LEEDCo, the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp., which wants to erect North America’s first freshwater offshore … Continue reading COMMENTARY: PROPOSED ICEBREAKER WIND PROJECT NOT WHAT IT SEEMS

Wind turbines around the Great Lakes? A terrible idea for birds, bats – Chicago Tribune

Wind turbines at Flakfortet near Copenhagen. (Jens Dresling / AP) Michael Hutchins The rush is on to build scores of large, commercial wind energy facilities in and around the Great Lakes, in Canada and the United States. From the proposed Galloo Island and Lighthouse projects in New York to Camp Perry and Icebreaker in Ohio … Continue reading Wind turbines around the Great Lakes? A terrible idea for birds, bats – Chicago Tribune

Wind Energy, Great Lakes Regional Guidelines

The Huron Mountains are "characterized by its boreal vegetation and unusually diverse and pristine habitats. It includes one of the largest remnants of substantially undisturbed old-growth forest in the upper Great Lakes region." Report on recommendations for siting Wind Turbines in the Great Lakes States. The recommendations summarized here represent the first in-depth, evidence-based synthesis … Continue reading Wind Energy, Great Lakes Regional Guidelines

Wind Turbines On The Great Lakes Threaten Migratory Birds

Study Shows that Wind-Energy should not be placed within 10 miles of the Great Lakes. Bats Also at Risk, New Radar Study Says. (Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2016) A radar study released last month by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) provides stark evidence that wind turbines on the Great Lakes pose an unacceptably high risk to … Continue reading Wind Turbines On The Great Lakes Threaten Migratory Birds

Lake Erie Proposed turbines threat to birds and public boating and fishing territory.

Opposition cites Kirtland’s Warblers in the area, The proposed project in the Hurons will be directly adjacent to known breeding areas for one of the world's rarest birds . . . the Kirtland's warbler. Important Bird Areas: Peshekee Highlands LTA  More wind turbines coming? October 29, 2017 | John Hageman | sanduskyregister.com The Ohio Power … Continue reading Lake Erie Proposed turbines threat to birds and public boating and fishing territory.