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Monday, March 10, 2014

Should we allow wind turbines to kill birds?

Regarding Ted Booker’s article in the Watertown Daily Times on Feb. 23, “Letter from wildlife groups says federal eagle permit rule gives wind developers ‘license to kill,’” referencing a letter to the Department of the Interior from Save the River, Thousand Islands Land Trust and Algonquin to Adirondack Collaborative:
Working on the St. Lawrence River as a private contractor for the past 29 years, and living six miles inland, married to a woman whose family has roots in the 1000 Islands since the 1910s, the possibility of 500-foot towers, ostensibly to capture a renewable energy source in the 1000 Island region, had direct consequence for my livelihood, my solitude and my wife’s family’s way of life. Continue...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

So what are you going to do about the Wolf Island turbines. They'll be killing plenty of birds and bats.