Credit: Los Angeles Times,
1 June 2012 ~~
Re “Avian radar units in the wind,” May 28
In the rush to promote renewable energy, what else is flying under the radar?
TheU.S. Department of the Interiorhas directed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to extend permits allowing “non-purposeful takes” (read: bird kills) of golden and bald eagles for five years to 30 years.
If this is enacted, it will give wind farms a 30-year window to continue “non-purposeful” killing of golden and bald eagles, condors and other migratory birds.
Will there be any raptors left after 30 years?
Los Angeles Times,
1 June 2012
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