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Oil stains from nacelle and blade hubGamesa 2-MW turbine in the "Top of Iowa II" facility grimed with oil stains - photo by Julie Kuntz, Feb. 28, 2021Mar 02, 2021
Pryor Mountain, MontanaFour of the 114 giant wind turbines marring the landscape near Pryor Mountain, Montana - photo by Mark HollowayDec 24, 2020
GreeceGreece - photo from Ελεύθερα Βουνά χωρίς αιολικά (Save Greek Mountains)Dec 22, 2020
Ellsworth, IllinoisTwin Groves Wind Farm near Ellsworth, Illinois, May 29, 2019 - photo by David ProeberJun 03, 2020

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Chatham-Kent, Ontario - Boralex Bisnett Line Wind FarmChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby
He sees you when you’re sleepingBeat poodle Fred Milton cartoon by courtesy of Lynda Barry
Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby
Lifting the rotor assemblyLifting of the complete equipped rotor, with a diameter of 71 m, at the Dargelüz wind farm, in the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Three Enercon installations of the type E-70/4 were assembled by the crane. When the rotor and its blades were lifted, the crane went to an outreach of 23 m with a load of 53 tons on the hook.
Hill top carved up for wind farms inside the Mari Kanive State Forest in Karnataka's Chitradurga District (India)A hill top carved up for wind farms inside the Mari Kanive State Forest in Karnataka's Chitradurga District - from Wildlife Aware Nature Club, Tumkur (India)
Noise recording at a home near wind turbines in Vinalhaven, MaineSample noise recording at a home near the 3 wind turbines in Vinalhaven, Maine, as approved by the Maine State DEP. Remember that the DEP limit already represents a substantial increase over the preexisting ambient sound levels, which is likely to have around 35 dB or less. An increase in noise level of more than 6 dB causes widespread annoyance and disruption. An increase of 10 dB is perceived as a doubling of noise level.
Chatham-Kent, OntarioChatham-Kent, Ontario - photo by David Libby
Open-pit mine for rare-earth mineralsThis open-pit operation extracts several rare-earth minerals essential to the magnets used in electric motors for hybrid engines and wind turbines - photo by Chad Ress

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