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Old 30th May 2010, 06:50   #16
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Originally Posted by Fickle View Post
We had some wind turbines in Atlantic City and the ones that they installed are pretty potent when it comes to energy output.

The biggest concern was actually by environmentalists that thought they would kill all the birds (as if we couldn't use some mass-gull suicides). Of course they were wrong though: they weren't killing birds, they were killing bats, and by the hundreds. according to this article, they aren't sure why, but this one says it's because the low pressure around the blades is making their lungs explode.

It's interesting that the more we do to keep ourselves from destroying the environment and living creatures around us, the more we do just that.

I never would have expected a wind farm to cause a pressure system low enough to explode bat lungs.

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