Ever wonder?

Posted July 7th, 2010 by kcorliss. Comments Off on Ever wonder?.

(North Dakota landscape)

A lawsuit and subsequent $800,000 fine against Canada’s Syncrude within the last year was reported widely. The company was accused of killing 1,606 ducks which had alighted on its settling ponds two years ago. Fair enough.

But howzabout this? During the first eight months of operation, one of the largest windfarms in Canada (Wolfe Island Ecopower) has reported “1,962 bird and bat deaths involving 33 bird species and five bat species.” (Read more here)

Lawsuits? Zero. Negative press? Zero. Demontrations by enviros? Zero. Indictments? Zero. Fines? Zero.


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