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Clean energy in Georgia comes with some nasty side effects

ATLANTA (WTOC) -

Solar farms sprout across South Georgia like mushrooms after a storm. Biomass factories down east produce wood pellets to meet Europe’s renewable energy needs.

Natural gas pipelines crisscross the state delivering cleaner energy to homes and factories. Huge turbines off the coast might one day harness the wind’s all-natural power.

Georgia is finally embracing the renewable energy revolution that promises to protect the climate and reduce dependence on foreign-sourced oil.

Who could possibly oppose a brighter, cleaner future?

Turtles, that’s who.

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