It is hard to imagine all of these beautiful landscapes being destroyed in the name of "green" energy, especially when we have enough rooftops, parking lots, and other brownfields in our cities to support solar panels. What would you rather find beyond coal? Rooftop solar or industrial destruction of our landscapes?
Just how big is 1,659 square miles? The red shaded boxes in the Google maps below each show an area 1,659 square miles in size.
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View 1659 sq miles over Sierra Nevada in a larger map
View 1659 sq miles over the Bay in a larger map
|Once beautiful hillsides scarred by hundreds of wind turbines, which also pose a threat to birds.|