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As concerns about climate change and increasing costs and long-term environmental impacts from the use of fossil fuels have heightened, wind has become an increasingly important sector of the energy industry. Wind-generated electricity is renewable and generally considered environmentally clean. However, the direct and indirect local impacts of wind facilities on wildlife continue to be an issue and widespread instances of fatality of birds and bats have been reported.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-02-23 15:53:22
Description As concerns about climate change and increasing costs and long-term environmental impacts from the use of fossil fuels have heightened, wind has become an increasingly important sector of the energy industry. Wind-generated electricity is renewable and generally considered environmentally clean. However, the direct and indirect local impacts of wind facilities on wildlife continue to be an issue and widespread instances of fatality of birds and bats have been reported.
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Source Bats and Wind Energy (BWEC)
Keyword Wind turbines, Wildlife, Bats
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-02-23 15:48:39
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Date Last Modified 2010-04-20 13:39:19
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-02-23 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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