'One approved windfarm with 31 turbines is less than 2km from Hawkesdale’s town centre...'
It Must Be An Ill Wind That Blows Brown’s Ideals Away
Suddenly, previously taboo questions are being heard. For example, are the emissions
released in the building and installation of turbines ever really offset? Given their major
impact on bird mortality and possible links to childhood leukaemia, should the spread of
overhead powerlines be limited? And with an estimated 43 million tonnes by 2050 of
unrecyclable blade waste, who will pay the cost of decommissioning?