Friday, February 29, 2008

Video: Wind Turbine Explodes

On February 22, 2008 in Denmark, high winds caused a wind turbine to explode, sending debris more than 500 meters away. It was captured on video here and here.

Periodic malfunctions and ice throws are a threat to public safety. Accidents such a this put public regulatory officials on notice that public safety requres setbacks of 2,000 feet, at a minimum.

Monday, February 04, 2008

Senate Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

Available now, a directory of membership with fax, phone and links to email and postal data:

Senate Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

PA Biological Survey: Benefits Small Compared to Negative Consequences


The environmental benefits of wind energy development, in the mid-Atlantic area in general and on Pennsylvania state lands in particular, are small relative to the negative consequences... Pennsylvania Biological Survey, PA Environment Digest, September 14, 2007