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Matthew: i've never understood the pushback to wind energy. it's infinite, emissions free, domestically produced, and requires no fuel. yeah, it's still developing, but that's called 'technological advancement'. we couldn't squeeze as many newtons of power out of a gallon of petroleum when we first started utilizing it, either. 'they're ugly'? 'they kill birds'? the landscape is covered with ugly, utilitarian stuff. power lines are ugly, but i don't hear anyone complaining about those. as to birds, turbines kill a minuscule percentage of those that die flying into windows, yet i've yet to hear one word arguing that we need to change home design to protect birds.