Skip to comments.Safety Questioned: Wind And Solar Power
Posted on 08/03/2011 4:06:59 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
An investigative report in the L.A. Times exposes Californias solar and wind power economy, and for good reason. Key quotes include:
> Accidents involving wind turbines alone have tripled in the last decade
> Technicians have fallen hundreds of feet; others have been crushed by wayward parts or trapped in twisting machinery
> Electrical explosions last year left a worker in Illinois with third-degree burns and two others in San Diego County with similar injuries
> Workers could asphyxiate inside turbine enclosures or inhale harmful gases and vapors when buffing and resurfacing blades, the Department of Labor cautions
> Wind turbine accidents involving injuries and equipment damage have surged over the last decade, peaking in 2008 with 128 incidents worldwide
> The complicated wiring under solar panels has left some firefighters so bewildered that they have allowed residential rooftops to burn
(Excerpt) Read more at thewinstonreview.com ...
And what about the tweety birds and eagles that have been killed by this technology . . . silence from the tree huggers . . .
The photo says it all.
Oh, so thats why there is blood on the wind turbines, and a big pile of feathers below.
I think FreeRepublic had an article today about how the eagles have been killed by the blades. Maybe they should have a tree hugger at the buttom of each windmill to yell, "Shoo" whenever they get too close.
I’ve always wondered about the equal and opposite reaction that results from all these monstrous wind catchers.
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