April 2, 2020

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Troubling Questions

AUGUST 1, 2012 http://sandiegofreepress.org/2012/08/cal-fire-wind-turbine-generator-caused-wildland-fire-that-charred-367-acres/#.UD_AJ9ZlQf5   "Around 168 wind turbine fires have been documented. Some sparked brush fires and left some...
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Safety First

Wind Turbines and Wildfires – The Danger Is Much Greater Than You Think

For many years now we've been studying wind turbine alternative energy solutions. In fact, I happen to live not far...
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Background

FAQ

http://www.wind-watch.org/faq-size.php How big is a wind turbine? Industrial wind turbines are a lot bigger than ones you might see in...
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Background

Europe’s Ill Wind

http://www.wind-watch.org/video-europe.php This video is available here via Blip.tv. It is about the views of people living near existing or planned...
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Background

It’s not a matter of “if,” it’s a matter of when

June 5, 2011 by ottawawindconcerns http://northgowerwindactiongroup.wordpress.com/2011/06/05/wind-turbines-fires-not-if-when/ In the current issue of North American Clean Energy, a huge, tabloid-sized glossy magazine for the...
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International Fires

Turbines in bushfire prone regions

http://www.wind-watch.org/news/2012/08/25/residents-countywide-should-urge-supervisors-to-ban-wind-turbines-in-fire-prone-regions/ very simple argument constructed from four points 1) Wind turbines are machines that are prone to mechanical failure. 2)...
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Dangers of Turbines

A timely reminder before fire seasons start in Australia

Dr Sarah Laurie, MD, September 26, 2011 Many of us have expressed our ongoing legitimate concerns about the fire issues...
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International Fires

Can’t fight the fire

November 20, 2010 Credit:  BY ELIZABETH SWEETMAN, 04 Nov, 2010, victorharbortimes.com.au http://www.wind-watch.org/news/2010/11/20/cant-fight-the-fire/ CAPE JERVIS – Do you call the CFS in the...
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International Fires

Wind turbine erupts into flames southwest of Abilene

August 26, 2011 Credit:  By Wayne McCormick, KTXS News, www.ktxs.com http://www.wind-watch.org/news/2011/08/26/wind-turbine-erupts-into-flames-southwest-of-abilene/ Fire Chief Gary Young said the fire started in the wind...
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Recent News

Residents countywide should urge supervisors to ban wind turbines in fire-prone regions

August 25, 2012 Credit:  By Miriam Raftery | East County Magazine | eastcountymagazine.org http://www.syris.com.au/syrenew/index.php/renewerg/39-wind/99-turbines-in-bushfire-prone-regions The San Diego Democratic Central Committee this week...
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Regulations

Wind Turbines – Fire Protection Guideline

With the politically declared objective to support renewable energy sources and to increase their share in the overall energy supply...
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International Fires

Why did a Scottish wind turbine explode in high winds?

newscientist.com 9 December 2011 Paul Marks, senior technology correspondent This striking image of a wind turbine in Ardrossan, North Ayrshire,...
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International Fires

Wind Turbines a Fire Danger to Wildlands, Forests

SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2012 A recent wind turbine fire in Germany exposes the risk of constructing wind farms in drylands...
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Regulations

Do wind turbines lead to more forest fires?

By Clyde MacDonald, Special to the Bangor Daily News July 30, 2012   Our three Penobscot County Commissioners made an astute...
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Recent News

Kahuku wind farm fire spreads concerns over future projects

hawaiinewsnow.com By Tim Sakahara KAHUKU (Hawaii News Now) -   The fire at the Kahuku wind farm is contained but...
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Safety First

Letters to Senator Bernie Sanders on “Wind Farm” on VT’s Lowell Mountain

August 18, 2012 Dear Mr. Sanders, I am writing to you as my very last resort because of a situation...
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