Bats, birds a chief concern with wind turbines #PA

Environmentalists are concerned about the effect of the 40 wind turbines proposed by Atlantic Wind in Penn Forest Township. Birds are often the greatest victims of wind turbines. Susan Gallagher, chief naturalist at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center is concerned for the birds that not only nest in the area, but those that pass on the yearly migration through Carbon County. According to Gallagher, many species including birds are very sensitive to any disturbance to their habitat. Pipelines, overhead . . .

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