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  • ... Photo: craigdietrich/Flickr/Creative Commons License   ReWire reported earlier this month that early September was tough on birds ... full data set is in, and it's not particularly good news . According to compliance documents the plant's owners filed with the ...
  • ... solar power plant in the California desert, and it's bad news : 97 birds were found killed or mortally injured between April 1 ... be at least partly a statistical artifact: sources tell ReWire that biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) were on site ...
  • ... California Energy Commission (CEC) this weekend, and the news is unsettling for anyone concerned with the plant's effect on desert ... caused by the plant's concentrated solar energy. As ReWire reported last week, similar mortalities are already being reported ...
  • ... in California's deserts will cause far greater impacts to wildlife than did the notorious Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area. Critics ... solid? Answering that question is, frankly, above ReWire's pay grade. Take a figure accompanying Smallwood's explanation of how ...
  • We're guessing that USFWS knows something we don't about wildlife mortalities at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating ... mysterious funnel effect USFWS also noted an issue ReWire hasn't covered before, and we suspect it has something to do with that ...
  • ... the burgeoning issue of bird and bat deaths at the Ivanpah solar plant in California's desert has dismissed many of the recommendations from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [scald=56901:kl_image_original_context ... National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory, which ReWire reported on in April, suggested that actual levels of wildlife ...
  • ... Solar power facilities in the California desert may hurt wildlife populations from the Arctic to Panama. ... to the state agency overseeing the project, and the bad news for wildlife seems to be mounting. Not only is the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS) racking up a higher toll ...
  • ... considering it application for a Riverside County Project, ReWire spotted something interesting. The company seems to be throwing its ... industry colleagues under the bus on the issue of harm to wildlife from desert solar projects. ... the proposed First Solar Stateline PV project in the Ivanpah Valley, First Solar's project lead Mike Argentine sought to ...
  • ... with injuries from concentrated " solar flux." As ReWire reported last month, Ivanpah workers found an injured peregrine ... death of seven of the birds . Which means that pending news on the fate of the yellowthroat, at least 12 of the birds killed ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, at ... Tebbutt Photography/Flickr/Creative Commons License Wildlife impacts, fracking, sea level rise , or nifty promising ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...

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