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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Wind farms

Windsor area wind farms spark environmental fears

Wind turbine.
 

Wind turbine.

Photograph by: Gary Rennie, The Windsor Star

 

Spoiled views, harm to habitat feared

By Sharon Hill, The Windsor StarMarch 25, 2010
WINDSOR, Ont. — A proposal to put more than 700 turbines in lakes Erie and St. Clair has sparked has sparked concerns over fish habitat, bird migrations and spoiled views.
"Keep building them on land," 60-year-old Greg Disher said Wednesday on County Road 50 near International Power's 24 wind turbines which are built but won't be running until May or June.
Disher said the turbines look OK and provide clean energy, but he's a little wary of seeing them in the lakes. Windsorstar.

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