SeaGen rotors before installation in Strangford LoughWhale professionals should also be focusing on this eventuality as well, since critical cetacean habitat like Head Harbour Passage at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy is being targeted for possible massive placement of turbines. In relative terms this will make LNG tankers entering Passamaquoddy Bay look like minor annoyances. Large numbers of turbines in Head Harbour Passage will, without any doubt, change the ecological dynamics there and interfere with vital foraging habitat used by fish, birds, and mammals as well as traditional fishing grounds.
It is possible to arrange placement so that impacts can be minimized, but it is doubtful that developers will incorporate this into their plans since they all seem to be obsessed with the massive "farm" approach, rather than ecologically friendly development that will benefit coastal communities.
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