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  • A Portland-based wind company is walking away from a controversial project near Joshua Tree ... Greg Thomsen, Special Projects Manager for the BLM's California Desert District, told ReWire that Element Power filed a formal "Request to Relinquish" its permit ...
  • ... 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 ... in charge of the FWS Office of Law Enforcement for California and Nevada, in a press release Monday . When it's ...
  • At least 27 golden eagles perished at 13 California wind turbine facilities between 1997 and June 2012, with a startling rise ... were discovered during deliberate mortaliity surveys. ReWire suspects that if wind turbine operators had been required to ...
  • The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a study this month that's bound to generate some controversy: its authors are ... they found no evidence that the presence of utility-scale wind turbines causes a drop in nearby resiidential property values. ...
  • A large wind turbine burst into flame late Friday night in the mountains ... -- especially if those oils are old or dirty. Fortuna told ReWire that many of the large turbines in the area develop ... is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California . Keep in touch by liking us on Facebook , and help ...
  • A German study suggests individual wind turbines may kill bats from thousands ... than they have caught during their entire careers. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California . ...
  • Wind turbines are killing bald and golden eagles nationwide, and the ... facility eagle mortalities. Pagel, who spoke with ReWire Friday about the paper he co-authored with five other USFWS ... with 27 and 31 confirmed mortalities, respectively. (The study omitted the notoriously high mortalities at California's Altamont ...
  • California wind turbines kill more wildlife per megawatt than ... in other parts of the country, according to a new study by two Smithsonian Institution researchers and a U.S . Fish and ...
  • ... noted by biological surveys. The local paper Rosamond News conducted a recent video interview with EDF/enXco staff at the Pacific ... power produced at the Pacific Wind Project site. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California . ...
  • 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 wind ... percent of human-caused golden eagle mortalities. As ReWire reported in September , a recent study by five USFWS ...

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