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Engineer Writes: More Wind Than Science In Turbine Debate

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Engineer Derek Satnik looks at the resistance to wind turbines in the Toronto Star , and notes that they save lives: The chief medical officer of Ontario publishes annual reports that mention the 9,000 Ontarians who die every year from respiratory ailments caused in part by emissions from coal-fired electric plants. Most of these deaths are seniors and children. When we turn on our lights, get a drink from the fridge, perk a coffee or charge a cellphone, most of us never think about what happens at the other end of the wire. He completely rejects the arguments of "wind sickness."... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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