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"Rows of wind turbine blades cut up and sitting in a field just south of Sidney, Nebraska - Two hundred of them. 

In the background, turbines are just across the border in Colorado, but blade disposal is banned at the nearby Logan County Landfill.

'Colorado has decreed that they shall not be buried. Somewhere they have to go,' said State Sen. Tom Brewer. 

Brewer doesn't want the blades buried or stored in Nebraska either. He introduced LB 775. It would ban their disposal in the state.

'We don't want to be a dumping ground for everyone else,' Brewer said.

According to the sign on the property, this is a temporary holding site. The blades will be recycled starting last summer."

"The blades will be recycled starting last summer" - another Gordian Time-Knot tied by renewables disciples in the mad scramble to justify their obsession. - BM


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