Wind Power News: August 2003
These news and opinion items are gathered by National Wind Watch to help keep readers informed about developments related to industrial wind energy. They are the products of the organizations or individuals noted and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of National Wind Watch.
On Monday 14th July, the Trade Secretary Patricia Hewitt announced a huge expansion in offshore wind farms in UK waters, but what are the impacts on our marine wildlife? Despite being strongly supportive of the move towards renewable energy generation in terms of the potential consequences for the reduction of climate change on cetaceans, WDCS remains concerned about the impact that these large developments in the marine environment will have on cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises). The new wind farms . . . Complete story »
Many of our politicians have run for office under the slogan, "Let's keep Maine, for Maine." If that is a true desire, then we should research these windmills much deeper. Call your state representative today. Let him or her know you care about what is happening, and you want more answers. There are too many holes in this process to let the windmills go ahead. Is this right for Maine? It certainly isn't right for me. Complete story »