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New Legislation for Wind Turbines

Too big, too close is no exaggeration when describing the Na Pua Makani wind turbines. To address the many concerns of the new wind project, I introduced a package of bills collectively known as POWER - People Overwhelmed by Wind Energy Ramifications. Everyone living on the North Shore in 2012 will remember the three fires at Kahuku Wind from its battery system; the final, catastrophic fire spewed toxic gases for days and knocked the system off the grid for more than a year. Kahuku residents are even more concerned today about health and safety risks associated with living so close to the new, massive turbines. They are concerned about tower collapse and blade throw that has occurred at oth

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