[ RadSafe ] OT: RE: Rational Thought -- Wind Power
sjd at swcp.com
Tue Oct 4 20:22:56 CDT 2011
My comment is below.
At 04:24 PM 10/4/2011, you wrote:
>From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu
>[mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Cary Renquist
>Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 6:05 PM
>To: The International Radiation Protection (Health Physics) MailingList
>Subject: [ RadSafe ] OT: RE: Rational Thought -- Wind Power
>I hate to jump in on threads like this, but I just read something
>yesterday that seems relevant.
>There may be a bigger setback if wind generation is treated like the
> The U.S. Attorney for North Dakota hauled seven oil and natural
> gas companies into federal court for killing 28 migratory birds
> that were found dead near oil waste lagoons. The Class B
> carry fines of up to $15,000 for each dead bird and up to six months
> in prison.
> You may not be surprised to learn that the Administration isn't
> prosecuting wind companies for similar offenses.
> The wind industry each year kills not 28 birds, or even a few
> but some 440,000, according to estimates by the American Bird
> based on Fish and Wildlife Service data.
>It sounds like legislation will soon be passed that will absolve the
>wind industry from responsibility for migratory bird deaths.
This sounds like MOBOCRACY at work. (I'm not shouting,
merely being emphatic.)
>cary.renquist at ezag.com
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