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Wildlife and Wind Energy Conference - Dec 2, 2006

Details and a registration form are available at the link below for the Wildlife and Wind Energy Conference to be held on Saturday, December 2, 2006 at Kutztown University in Kutztown, PA USA.

A major Wildlife and Wind Energy Conference is planned to be held on Saturday, December 2, 2006 at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in Kutztown, PA, in Boehm Science Center Auditorium, Room 145. The conference focuses on potential siting of utility-scale wind energy facilities in the Central Appalachian states of MD, PA, VA, and WV.

Use of utility-scale wind power as a supplemental source of generating electricity is gaining popularity in these four states.

An increasing number of wildlife biologists, however, are concerned that utility-scale wind energy development in this region is not an environmentally benign energy source of additional electricity, and that its purported benefits may not adequately offset the potential harm it may cause, despite such opposite claims by many politicians, wind energy companies, and some environmental organizations.

This Wildlife and Wind Energy Conference, therefore, was organized to present accurate, objective, state-of-the-art information on this topic in a public forum aimed at an audience consisting of the general public, print and electronic media, governmental officials, non-profit organizations, wildlife and scientific experts, and wind energy... more [truncated due to possible copyright]  

A major Wildlife and Wind Energy Conference is planned to be held on Saturday, December 2, 2006 at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in Kutztown, PA, in Boehm Science Center Auditorium, Room 145. The conference focuses on potential siting of utility-scale wind energy facilities in the Central Appalachian states of MD, PA, VA, and WV.

Use of utility-scale wind power as a supplemental source of generating electricity is gaining popularity in these four states.

An increasing number of wildlife biologists, however, are concerned that utility-scale wind energy development in this region is not an environmentally benign energy source of additional electricity, and that its purported benefits may not adequately offset the potential harm it may cause, despite such opposite claims by many politicians, wind energy companies, and some environmental organizations.

This Wildlife and Wind Energy Conference, therefore, was organized to present accurate, objective, state-of-the-art information on this topic in a public forum aimed at an audience consisting of the general public, print and electronic media, governmental officials, non-profit organizations, wildlife and scientific experts, and wind energy companies.

If you plan to attend the conference, please print out the registration form, fill in the requested information, and mail it and your payment to the postal mailing address indicated at the bottom of the form.


FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact Donald S. Heintzelman at donsh@enter.net.


Source: http://www.kutztown.edu/aca...

AUG 20 2006
http://www.windaction.org/posts/4076-wildlife-and-wind-energy-conference-dec-2-2006
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