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Ohio wind turbine project
stopped near Lake Erie

Associated Press, by John Seewer

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Posted By:Harlowe, 2/1/2014 8:47:41 PM

TOLEDO, Ohio - A group of birding enthusiasts hopes a decision to halt plans for a wind turbine at an Ohio National Guard base will send a message to developers proposing other wind power projects along Lake Erie. Federal officials sent notice this past week that they are pulling back from building the proposed wind turbine just weeks after two organizations threatened to take legal action. The American Bird Conservancy and the Black Swamp Bird Observatory argued that the wind turbine would endanger migrating birds and bald eagles while also violating several federal laws designed to protect those birds.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 2/1/2014 9:10:43 PM     (No. 9715238)

For once - - I´m on the side of the enviro-wackos!

Go, birdie people! Stop those bird-chomping windmills!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: northcross, 2/1/2014 9:41:59 PM     (No. 9715267)

The enviro-wackos populate both sides of this controversy, but I, like #1, am with the birders.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Zarin, 2/1/2014 9:52:42 PM     (No. 9715278)

Dittos here. Wind mills are hideous and to put them in know migration paths is really, really bad.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/2/2014 2:52:39 AM     (No. 9715430)

I love left vs.left slug fests.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jt26, 2/2/2014 10:10:43 AM     (No. 9715795)

protect the birds, go fracking.
And maybe open up the oil fields in Alaska
and off our coasts. Just saying.


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