windfarms and bats

To: 'Tony Keene' <>, "" <>
Subject: windfarms and bats
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 10:21:02 +1100
If wind turbines are killing things, surely underwater turbines will too. But 
they would surely have the advantage that it would be much harder to tell.

Peter Shute

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> Anyway (pet subject aside), I'd be right behind wind farms if
> they weren't so good at killing off wildlife, same with tidal
> power - the previous UK government was going to press ahead
> with a scheme that could well have destroyed important marine
> areas in the Severn Estuary, just so they could provide
> heavily subsidised power to a small area through a tidal
> boom. Hopefully that plan has carked it and they might even
> replace it with underwater turbines in tidal channels, which
> are much less disruptive.
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