Environment – Nov 8, 2013 – US wind turbines kill 600,000 bats a year–and birds too

Parker Gallant from the County in preparation for the Ostrander Point appeal learned of this US report. He also learned that in spite of the fact bats fly hundreds of meters, the Ontario regulations only consider harm to these animals if found on the ground within 50 meters of a turbine. Who would have guessed the size of the blinders worn by the people responsible of reporting these kills? 

Read the report at International Science Times

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