Lake Erie groups oppose wind turbine project, while developers negotiate details

LEEDCo. says the six wind turbines planned for Lake Erie will be the size of half your thumbnail when viewed from shore. (LEEDCo.)

As the developer of a pilot project of six wind turbines in Lake Erie works out details with the state, a group of opponents are organizing opposition.

The fight is not so much over the six turbines up for state approval right now – but for the wind farm it could precipitate: thousands of spinning blades that boaters, birders and the Lake Erie Foundation fear will desecrate Lake Erie.

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