Bird Group Seeks Clear Regs For Deadly Wind Turbines
In a 109-page petition, the American Bird Conservancy asked FWS to develop a permitting scheme under which wind energy operators would have to certify that their projects are designed to minimize effects on migratory birds, especially those that are threatened or endangered.
The FWS estimated in 2009 that some 440,000 birds were killed annually by the...
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