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U.S. Military wants more rules for turbines near nuclear missiles

Military wants more rules for turbines near nuclear missiles, Star Tribune By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press, OCTOBER 29, 2019 —BISMARCK, N.D. — The military wants North Dakota and four other states with nuclear missile arsenals to consider introducing new rules aimed at preventing conflicts between wind turbines and helicopters that provide security at launch facilities.

Department of Defense and Air Force officials outlined their concerns in a letter before meeting Tuesday with North Dakota lawmakers and regulatory officials.

“Wind turbine development near launch facilities and missile alert facilities compromise the use of military helicopters to provide overhead security in sensitive locations,” the letter said…… http://www.startribune.com/military-wants-more-rules-for-turbines-near-nuclear-missiles/564045252/

October 31, 2019 - Posted by | safety, USA

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