TITLE

The Wind-farm Eruption

AUTHOR(S)
Hiserodt, Ed
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
New American (08856540);11/8/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issues on the existence of wind turbines and its financial assistance in the U.S. It notes that wind turbines only generate small portion of energy supply in the country as part of adherence in the renewable power for the consumer. However, it mentions that the existence of wind turbines like mushrooms pose questions of who support and drive the construction. In this regard, it comments that environmental movement is increased due to the wind energy controversy.
ACCESSION #
54906185

 

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