February 18, 2020

DARK SIDE OF “GREEN”: WIND TURBINE NOISE, FIRES, ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, AND FATALITIES RAISE SERIOUS SAFETY CONCERNS NEAR RESIDENTIAL HOMES

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Wind Turbine Fires Signal End of Land-Based Wind Turbines
Posted by Long Islander on April 5, 2018 at 7:48pm

Hanover, Massachusetts, Oklahoma and Presque Isle, Maine have all seen dramatic wind turbine fires in the last few weeks.

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Wind Project Suspended After Turbine Fire

December 4, 2008

http://yankton.net/articles/2008/12/04/community/doc493770b0bb711157800892.txt

BLOOMFIELD, Neb. — Company officials have suspended work at the Elkhorn Ridge wind farm after Tuesday’s turbine fire 260 feet in the air, which hospitalized a worker who suffered burns while atop the turbine.

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SUPERVISORS IGNORE HEALTH AND FIRE SAFETY CONCERNS, APPROVE TULE WIND AND ENERGIA SIERRA JUAREZ SUBSTATION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSMISSION LINES IN EAST COUNTY

By Miriam Raftery

http://eastcountymagazine.org/node/10673

 

“This will impede firefighting efforts to a frightening degree…a wind-drive fire is not going to stay in the backcountry. We must not roll the dice…There are other, safer alternatives….I also have serious problems about an Read more...

Blown away: gales wreck wind turbines as Scottish storm wreck havoc

By , and Rowena Mason

09 Dec 2011

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/8944597/Blown-away-gales-wreck-wind-turbines-as-Scottish-storm-wreck-havoc.html

Gusts of up to 165mph were recorded in the Cairngorms in Aberdeenshire as gales brought travel chaos to Scotland and the North.

A 100-metre tall wind turbine burst into flames

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Troubling Questions

AUGUST 1, 2012

 

“Around 168 wind turbine fires have been documented. Some sparked brush fires and left some fire departments helpless to watch as oil in turbine components burned hundreds of feet in the air—out of reach of

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