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  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has responded to our story on its comments about a " funnel effect " at an unnamed solar facility. [scald=49086:kl_image_original_context ... " at an unnamed solar facility. The quick take: ReWire nailed its identification of the unnamed solar facility in ...
  • ... we don't about wildlife mortalities at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. [scald=49035:kl_image_original_context ... funnel effect USFWS also noted an issue ReWire hasn't covered before, and we suspect it has something to do with that ...
  • ... the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service contacted ReWire August 31 to clarify the agency's position on assessment of ... more injuries than burns, though that's hardly reassuring news .)According to the letter from Sorensen,We are concerned about the ...
  • ... amount of bird injuries at three large California desert solar power plants, and says that there are no easy fixes to the issue. ... that October visit is especially chilling, and confirms ReWire 's speculation that ISEGS may function as a huge "ecological trap" ...
  • Asked whether concentrated solar energy might kill birds without causing visible injuries, Federal ... when the commission's Chris Huntley checked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's forensics lab in Ashland, Oregon to see ... most intense flux zones. If true that would be troubling news for Ivanpah's owners, as well as for the owners of the proposed Palen ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be important ... U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • Solar power facilities in the California desert may hurt wildlife ... to the state agency overseeing the project, and the bad news for wildlife seems to be mounting. Not only is the Ivanpah Solar ... flight path may divert a large number of birds. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that its staff have seen large ...
  • Bird deaths continued in March at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in San Bernardino County, in the wake of ... The report comes just weeks after a report by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service suggested that the Ivanpah plant's solar ...
  • ... decides to override the PMPD, today has brought very bad news indeed for Palen's backers. It may also be bad news for the company ... certainly won't play well with potential investors. ReWire will be looking through the 1,022-page PMPD and reporting in more ...
  • ... Diversity wants California to see whether two pending solar power tower projects hurt wildlife before approving more. ... Ileene Anderson, CBD's Public Lands Desert Director, told ReWire . "We think the prudent course would be to step back, study the ...

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