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Trump blasts wind turbine emissions, says zilch about fossil fuels

1 month ago   |   By Grist

It's no secret that President Trump hates wind turbines. He's had it out for them since at least 2012, when he tweeted that they're an “environmental & aesthetic disaster,” and blamed them for murdering bald eagles. The enmity reportedly stems from an offshore wind farm that Trump feared would mar views from one of his golf courses in Scotland.
At a rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday, Trump made his displeasure known again, saying that the wind turbines he saw recently on a trip to Palm Springs were “closed” and “rotting.” “They look like hell,” he said.
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