Posts tagged: Eagle Protection Act

Big Green Helps Big Wind Hide Butchery

It uses tons of fossil fuels every day, emits a greenhouse gas that’s like CO2 on steroids, can’t do the job it’s made for, costs taxpayers exorbitant fees, and makes the federal government look mentally ill for giving it outrageous subsidies. It also chops up birds, bats and scenery with roads and monstrous 400-foot-tall machines. […]

Feds Look the Other Way as Wind Farms Kill Birds

Lights left on during a foggy night last year at a West Virginia wind farm are thought to be behind the grizzly deaths of nearly 500 songbirds. It was the third time it happened — and each time, the federal government looked the other way. Fast forward to last week. Following the deaths of a […]

Monday December 17th, 2012 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Feds Look the Other Way as Wind Farms Kill Birds

Subsidizing Bird Kills: Wind Industry’s Exemptions From Prosecution for Killing Wildlife

Last month, Senatory Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, lambasted his colleagues for not extending the production tax credit, the 2.2 cent-per-kilowatt-hour subsidy for wind energy that expires at the end of this year. Bennet said that without the subsidy, the wind industry, which he called “an economic driver that is critical to jobs” will “take […]

Friday October 19th, 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Subsidizing Bird Kills: Wind Industry’s Exemptions From Prosecution for Killing Wildlife