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  • ... Indiana bats | Photo: USFWS Last month a California wind turbine operator wanting to build a facility in the Mojave Desert ... to an article in the local paper the Springfield News Sun, wind turbine proponents Everpower Wind Holdings have ...
  • A wind energy facility in eastern Nevada killed its second golden eagle in ... two years ago when an eagle died there in February 2013. Another eagle was killed at the site in early February of this ... the second death. In the letter, which Reuther provided to Rewire on Wednesday, she points out that the wind facility's Avian and ...
  • Here's another ripple from October's shutdown of the federal government: An has ... deadline for public comments on a Northern California wind project's application to be allowed to kill eagles. ... . Bald eagles were removed from protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 2007. USFWS anticipates that few bald ...
  • ... decision to extend the length of permits issued to the wind power industry to kill bald and golden eagles. ... to 30 years -- which we've reported on extensively at ReWire -- is a violation of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the ...
  • ... wake of the death of a golden eagle at the North Sky River wind facility on January 29. The eagle was found near a North Sky River ... developers to allow those developers' turbines to kill eagles under certain circumstances. According to Monday's release, no ...
  • After the news broke Friday morning that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to extend the reach of wind industry permits to kill bald and golden eagles, a national ... two percent of human-caused golden eagle mortalities. As ReWire reported in September, a recent study by five USFWS biologists ...
  • ... also noted by biological surveys.The local paper Rosamond News conducted a recent video interview with EDF/enXco staff at the Pacific ... for power produced at the Pacific Wind Project site.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • In case you thought the wildlife and wind turbine conflict issue was limited to eagles, condors, and ... is seeking permission to legally kill four endangered bats a year with its turbines , and says that the permit ... of little brown bats, as well as a few other bat species . Little brown bats, a.k.a. Myotis lucifugus, are one of North ...
  • Four California-based wind power facilities have applied to the federal government for permits to harm eagles, ReWire has learned. [scald=44204:kl_image_original_context ... harming, harassing, or killing members of a protected species . Generally, if a project only kills enough wildlife to stay ...
  • ... turbine development. FWS biologist Ray Bransfield told ReWire that FWS has completed its Biological Opinion (BiOp) on condors for ... Angeles Times piece, in which the FWS chief said "The good news is that we have an expanding population of condors, which are also ...

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