After talking to my sister who lives in Boston, apparently these windmills off of Nantucket will mess with fish migration. I was all for it until I heard about that. On the overall esthetic, I love seeing them here in Wyoming. The white contrast compared to dark cloudy skies is beautiful. It affirms that humans can make proper decisions every once in a while.
On the subject of ethanol, it appears that a process has been created that utilize fibrous materials
. That seems like a much better solution than using plain old corn.