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Wind turbine constructionOwned by Transalta, 59 of the 60 turbines of the Castle River facility in Pincher Creek, Alberta, are Vestas V47 (660 kW) models: total height 73.5 meters (241 feet) - photo from Transalta
Protest float against wind power, Vasa, Minnesota, 4th of July 2010Protest float against wind power, Vasa, Minnesota, 4th of July 2010 - Bill Whittaker
Bliss, N.Y.Bliss, N.Y.: Our home is surrounded by 3 turbines and more a 1/2 to a mile away. Country atmosphere is no more. Our woods, 4 gardens and ponds are now a torture chamber with the noise. GE won't show you pictures like this in TV ads.
Red kite killed by wind turbines in ItalyA red kite killed by wind turbines in Italy
Worker atop wind turbine under constructionA worker stands atop a wind turbine in the central section of the Criterion Wind Project along Backbone Mountain, Oakland, Maryland, July 28, 2010. With one of the blades facing skyward, the turbines are 415 feet tall. Photo by Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun.
Rebar and foundation pitSteel rebar and foundation pit
Gaspésie, QuébecPhoto by Justin Cash
Oil leaked from nacelle to the base of tower - Palm Springs, California Oil has leaked from the generator and gears housing (nacelle) to the base of the tower - Palm Springs, California
Oil leaking from wind turbines; exposed gears with missing housing - Palm Springs, CaliforniaOil leaking from wind turbines, exposed gears with missing housing - Palm Springs, California
Oil running to the ground - Palm Springs, CaliforniaThe oil is running all the way to the ground - Palm Springs, California
Parts fallen several hundred feet from nearest wind turbine - Palm Springs, CaliforniaParts have fallen several hundred feet from the nearest wind turbine - Palm Springs, California
Protest truckProtest truck: The Big sWINDle
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