Posts tagged: US Fish and Wildlife

Federal Double Standard on Endangered Species Laws?

The federal government is not shy about prosecuting those who violate threatened and endangered species laws. But under a new Obama administration policy, wind farm operators are getting 30-year permits to kill protected species. The government fined marine biologist Nancy Black $12,000 and sentenced her to three years probation for feeding a whale in Monterey […]

The Eagle Has Landed… On a Turbine

At least 85 Eagles have died in collisions with wind turbines since 1997, and the specter of the biggest US wind farm yet, planned for the state of Texas, where everything is big, lends new meaning to the phrase, “the eagle has landed.” With Texas now joining the ranks of US wind-farm giants and the […]

Monday September 30th, 2013 in , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Eagle Has Landed… On a Turbine