Driessen: Big wind tax credit exterminates endangered species

bald eagle turbinesBy Paul Driessen

December 22, 2012 Washington Times

Thousands of birds killed by wind turbines

Wind energy is expensive and unreliable. It does nothing to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. It is land- and raw-materials-intensive, parasitic and redundant. Whenever the wind is low or inconsistent, every megawatt of wind power must be supported by electricity generated by fossil-fuel plants. Even more damning, wind turbines disrupt wildlife habitats and butcher birds and bats that are vital to ecological diversity and agriculture.

 

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