Vestas not so green after all
A Vestas employee, who wishes to remain anonymous, told the Gazette that he needs to shower every day prior to coming home to avoid harm to his children from the resins that get on his skin. The company has been cited by OSHA for violations related to chemicals used at the facility that have caused injury to employees.
The Greeley Report said an inside report indicates the plant produces approximately 40 blades per week with each blade generating 1 ton of waste.
March 10, 2012
by Peter Grady
in Greeley Gazette
While the President is making a huge push for "green" energy over traditional methods such as gas and oil, a report from Danish wind turbine giant, Vestas, reveals the plant is not as "green" as everyone may think.
The facility in Windsor produces turbines and has been hailed as an example of the success of green energy programs. However, the company has released data indicating the plant may not be as successful as people may think.
In a report released by the company, it was revealed that over the last four quarters waste from the Windsor... [continue via Web link]