08 Apr '11, 8pm

Michigan Lawmakers Propose Ban on Offshore Wind in Great Lakes...

Michigan Lawmakers Propose Ban on Offshore Wind in Great Lakes...

Yeh. That's right. No offshore wind turbines on Michigan's Great Lakes. Coal-fired power plants are much more appealing: Beautiful shoreline smokestacks and piles of toxic ash. Something to protect, for sure. Two Michigan lawmakers, from the west shores of Lake Michigan, want to make sure offshore turbines don't muck up the views and aesthetics of Michigan's wondrous natural resources. For sure. The state needs more trainloads of coal brought in, and mercury emitted by coal plants just makes fish taste better.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/michigan-lawmaker...

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