Wind turbines not only attract and kill raptors, hirundines and bats: they make people seriously ill, and they contaminate the environment.
“Scotland’s environmental watchdog has probed more than 100 incidents involving turbines in just six years, including diesel spills, dirty rivers, blocked drains and excessive noise.
“Alarmingly, they also include the contamination of drinking water and the indiscriminate dumping of waste…”
“In another incident in November 2011, 1,000 litres of oil leaked from a turbine at the Clyde wind farm in Abington, Lanarkshire, resulting in an emergency clean-up operation.”
“People living near Whitelee, which has 215 turbines, complained of severe vomiting and diarrhoea with water samples showing high readings of E. Coli and other coliform bacteria.”
“Dr Connor said: “I would expect this likely contamination of drinking water must be happening all over Scotland.”
Read more: The Sunday Post
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