Germany stops $690 million North Sea wind park over bird fears, Zeit Says

Germany's Federal Agency for Nature Conservation has stopped a planned 500 million-euro ($690 million) wind farm in the North Sea because of concerns about its impact on the environment and bird life, Die Zeit reported, without saying where it obtained the information.

The proposed "Sandbank Extension" was to have had 40 wind turbines, the newspaper reported today in an e-mailed article that will be published tomorrow.


MAR 2 2011
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