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There’s no evidence that windmills are responsible for killing whales

Posted on October 4, 2023

During a Sept. 25 campaign speech, former President Donald Trump claimed “windmills are causing whales to die in numbers we’ve never seen before.”

Similar claims have been circulating online since early 2023 following a reported spike in whale deaths along the East Coast in winter.

A VERIFY reader also texted this question to the team: “Are whales being killed because of the windmills in the ocean?”


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