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Video: They’re Not Green

Video Wind News
Youtube user Pena Productions Inc posted thos video about bird deaths in California: The Golden Eagle along with thousand of other birds are killed yearly by wind turbines at Altamont Pass. Dr. Shawn Smallwood, Biologist, has collected data on the bird fatalities at Altamont Pass since 1999. He is convinced that the process of approving Wind Farms [...]

Southern Reporter: A landscape ruined by wind turbines

Southern Reporter
From The Southern Reporter I object to the potential additional plethora of wind turbines in the Borders, as reported in TheSouthern and national press. The Daily Telegraph’s Scottish edition of January 9 revealed that 500 turbines will have planning permission, or be built, in the Borders by the end of the year. This does not [...]

Wind energy has a significant role in Europe beyond 2020 – Rabbitte

Silicone Republic
Ireland's Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte, TD, was in Vienna this morning to speak at the opening of the European Wind Energy Association's (EWEA) annual wind energy event, where he told representatives from the industry how wind energy will play a significant role in Europe beyond 2020 and that investors could invest in it on a "no regrets" basis.

Visitors to Scotland fall by 12%

Scotland Tourism
From BBC: The number of tourists visiting Scotland fell sharply last summer, according to official figures. The number of nights travellers spent in the country between July and September fell by more than 100,000 – or 12% – on the same period in 2011. The amount they spent also dropped by about £50m, according to [...]
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