No turbines near Great Lakes, says nature group

Environmental Liberal hypocrisy!

Ottawa Wind Concerns

Wolfe Island--one of the top killers in North America. What does Ontario do? Approve another one at Amherst Island. Wolfe Island–one of the top killers in North America. What does Ontario do? Approve another one at Amherst Island.

August 15, 2016

London Free Press

John Miner

It’s a standard that would eliminate almost all of Ontario’s current wind farms and the ones recently approved.

In the wake of the release of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service migratory bird study, the American Bird Conservancy is calling for an 16-kilometre buffer around the Great Lakes for wind farms.

Losses not sustainable

“It is highly problematic to build anywhere near the Great Lakes,” Michael Hutchins, director of the American Bird Conservancy’s bird-smart wind energy program, said Monday. “These losses are just not sustainable.”

Using radar designed to detect birds and bats, the Fish and Wildlife Service monitored four sites along the south shore of Lake Ontario in 2013. The results were released last month.

Hutchins called the findings of a high…

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