Published on September 21st, 2012 | by Chelsea8
Michigan’s Wind Farms: The Sound (of Crickets) and the Fury (of Crackpots)
September 21st, 2012 by Chelsea
Complaining about the noise of windmills falls in that whole ‘not in my backyard‘ phenomenon. Truth be told, wind turbines aren’t very loud, and crickets (and cars) are deafening compared to wind turbines. Check out this video below to see/hear:
In November, our friends in Michigan are going to vote on a big ballot initiative — proposal 3 — that requires 25 percent of the state’s energy usage come from renewable sources. Here’s to hoping voters take advantage of Michigan’s local power sources, including its abundant off-shore wind farm sites.
Source: Climate Crocks
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