As it turns out, wind energy may not be as eco-friendly as the environmentalists let on. Not only are they 24/7 bird-killing machines, they are also now piling up in landfills because they cannot be recycled.
municipal landfill in Casper, Wyoming, is the final resting place of
870 blades whose days making renewable energy have come to end. The
severed fragments look like bleached whale bones nestled against one
another,” reports Bloomberg Green. Even
the disposing of a turbine blade expels tremendous energy, being that
they have to be hauled away and must be sawed through with “a
diamond-encrusted industrial saw to create three pieces small enough to
be strapped to a tractor-trailer.” READ MORE HERE.
Larchmont development scaled down after community outcry--David Propper, Rockland/Westchester Journal News Published 6:00 a.m. ET Dec. 27, 2019
A proposed development that provoked a vigorous outcry in Larchmont is being scaled down significantly, the developer for the project told village officials last week. Under the new proposal by Elks Homes, empty storefronts along Chatsworth Avenue would be replaced with a five-story building dubbed Centro Larchmont. The mix-use building would include 2,500 square feet of retail on the first floor and 14 residential units on the other four floors. The top floor would be set back at least 35 feet from the sidewalk, MORE AT https://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/larchmont/2019/12/27/larchmont-chatsworth-avenue-development-revised/2738058001/