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Protesters stand along Indian Avenue in North Palm Springs on Sunday to oppose the future construction of windmills.
Wind turbines at the Horns Reef wind plant in Denmark, about 20km off the port of Esbjerg.
A TALL ORDER: This wind turbine at the Mass Maritime Academy in Bourne towers over nearby houses.
A few of the wind turbines comprising 'Steel Winds', a project along the Lake Erie waterfront in Buffalo.
A flock of sheep treks beneath a wind turbine in the Montezuma Hills. The approximately 700 turbines, each with three blades atop 400-foot towers, whirl amid the Delta breezes. Thus, a couple thousand blades lumbering through circles of air 200 feet in diameter, are hard to miss.
Not as idyllic as the image may suggest: German courts are starting to deal with increasing numbers of wind farm related cases.
The wind farm at Altamont Pass, California, has more than 5,000 power-generating towers.
Windmill turbines form a wind farm on Backbone Mountain near Thomas, West Virginia
A wind turbine next to the Hull, Mass., high school, located in the shadow of Boston, in 2006.
Workers build a new powerline in southwest Minnesota to take energy from wind turbines into the national grid. Utility companies are planning hundreds of miles of new lines.
These offshore windmills are situated in the North Sea near Esbjerg, Denmark
Frank Banks, a long time West Garnet resident
Joyce Manley, who lives in the Painted Hills neighborhood near Desert Hot Springs, Calif., has been fighting nearby wind turbine projects for six years. ‘It’s like having a disco going all night long,’ she says.
Maori have attacked plans for more wind turbines in the Tararua Ranges, saying turbines are weakening the mauri (life force) and mana of the hill tops.
Some environmentalists oppose wind farms, such as this one in the Mojave Desert in California, because they consider the projects to be eyesores planted on near-pristine landscapes.