In-stream tidal turbines – Fishing organization wary of turbines

The Striped Bass Association is asking provincial authorities to stop the planned placement of in-stream tidal turbines in the Minas Passage. “Currently, there is no evidence that fish can or will avoid (these)devices in this environment,” reads a news release from the group. “Basically, nothing with regards to environmental impacts to fish has yet been demonstrated.” Four companies are planning on placing test turbines at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy. FORCE has a facility on land near Parrsboro that manages and monitors four berths for turbines in the Minas Passage. Read the rest here 11:34

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