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Infrasound, Georgia Mountain, Indiana Bats in WV

Infrasound, Georgia Mountain, Indiana Bats in WV

Dr. Alec N. Salt, Ph.D., Cochlear Fluids Research Laboratory, Washington University in St. Louis will join us.   Large wind turbines generate very low frequency sounds and infrasound (below 20 Hz) when the wind driving them is turbulent. The amount of infrasound depends on many factors, it cannot be heard and is unrelated to the loudness of the sound that you hear.   Tina and Dan Fitzgerald as well as Scott McLane from Vermont will be on to talk about the sordid goings on surrounding the Georgia Mountain Community Wind Project  (GMCW) that has been in the news so much this week.   Pam and Art Dodd, Master Naturalists, will join us to talk about endangered bats being killed in West Virginia and other impacts. West Virginia's current slogan is "Wild and Wonderful". It used to be "Open for business."  Perhaps it needs to be changed back?   Arthur W. Dodds, Jr., is a professional cartographer who worked for NOAA. Mr. Dodds is the President of the Laurel Mountain Preservation Associ