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Latest Altamont Pass Wind Farm Stories

2007-05-07 12:00:00

Altamont windmills spin fast this time of year. So, too, spin the minds of scientists charged with weighing the pros and cons of wind energy.

2005-10-30 12:05:00

By Carolyn Abate San Francisco (Reuters) - The wind farm at Altamont Pass produces clean electricity for tens of thousands of homes. The windmills also kill a large number of migratory birds passing through the region east of San Francisco.

2005-10-29 18:54:07

By Carolyn Abate San Francisco (Reuters) - The wind farm at Altamont Pass produces clean electricity for tens of thousands of homes. The windmills also kill a large number of migratory birds passing through the region east of San Francisco.

2005-07-05 16:00:47

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Wind turbines producing "green"energy kill many fewer birds than previously thought and poseless of a threat to avian life than cars, a study by the DutchBird Protection charity and power utility Nuon showed.


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