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molly77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-23-10 09:18 PM
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9. The technology for off shore wind farms is not proven.
Rates will triple. Even Wal Mart objects to off shore wind farms in Mass. Due to increase rates. Wind farms actually produce about a tenth of the power that they purport. The money is made for the corporations that build them and the renewable energy credits. This does not save the environment. The propaganda is similar to shock and awe. Save the mountain tops. Well the mountain tops are blown off. Cement is put down.Trees are clear cut on land. The turbines are over 40 stories tall now. Animals and even fish just leave the area. Then pesticides are sprayed routinely going into ground water.

The wind farms destroy the fishing industry. There is a lot more than views involved. Read about it.
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  -Government to speed up offshore wind energy development ProSense  Nov-23-10 06:46 PM   #0 
  - "Now, we find the ground is more stable if we get the oil out from under it first..."  C_eh_N_eh_D_eh   Nov-23-10 07:07 PM   #1 
  - A hefty carbon tax on oil production would be an excellent way to fund investment in wind power  LawnKorn   Nov-23-10 07:54 PM   #3 
     - +1  wordpix   Nov-23-10 09:00 PM   #7 
     - I live near the largest wind farm in the north east built by First Wind  molly77   Nov-23-10 09:13 PM   #8 
     - "every mile it is transmitted ...energy is lost"  awoke_in_2003   Nov-23-10 09:27 PM   #10 
     - Pilot plants and technology demonstrations are rarely profitable  LawnKorn   Nov-24-10 05:39 AM   #13 
     - Mars Hill and Stetson are on-line & producing power and you have to sell electricity to sell RECs  jpak   Nov-24-10 07:23 AM   #16 
     - With the GOP gains, kiss any carbon tax goodbye. nt  NickB79   Nov-24-10 06:54 AM   #15 
  - Kennedy's not around to object anymore  DissedByBush   Nov-23-10 07:31 PM   #2 
  - The technology for off shore wind farms is not proven.  molly77   Nov-23-10 09:18 PM   #9 
     - It was about disturbing his view  DissedByBush   Nov-23-10 10:48 PM   #12 
     - It's been proven and it's operational in Europe - fish leave the area? What horseshit  jpak   Nov-24-10 07:32 AM   #17 
  - K&R  LawnKorn   Nov-23-10 07:54 PM   #4 
  - .  XemaSab   Nov-23-10 08:24 PM   #5 
  - It's too bad they can't put the power lines underground. Wind turbines I find very majestic,  truthisfreedom   Nov-23-10 08:51 PM   #6 
  - High voltage lines can't be buried over long distances  daleo   Nov-23-10 10:28 PM   #11 
  - Sounds good to me  titaniumsalute   Nov-24-10 05:59 AM   #14 
 

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