Video: Syncrude fined $2.75M for 31 blue heron deaths (but windmills get a pass)

Syncrude to pay $2.75 million in fines for deaths of 31 blue herons January 2, 2019 | Vincent McDermott | EDMONTON SUN Syncrude will pay $2.75 million in fines after 31 blue herons died at the company’s Mildred Lake site north of Fort McMurray in 2015. Syncrude’s investigation found that bodies of water, such as … Continue reading Video: Syncrude fined $2.75M for 31 blue heron deaths (but windmills get a pass)

80% decline in golden plover numbers within the first two years of the wind farm’s operation.

At the Gordonbush wind farm in Sutherland, in a study done by the RSPB funded by SSE, in 2016, it was found that there had been an 80% decline in golden plover numbers within the first two years of the wind farm's operation. Study reveals that wind farm led to reduction in number of breeding … Continue reading 80% decline in golden plover numbers within the first two years of the wind farm’s operation.