Windfarm slaughter of eagles unabated

Reply Wed 11 Sep, 2013 05:00 pm


WASHINGTON (AP) — Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.
The research represents one of the first tallies of eagle deaths attributed to the nation’s growing wind energy industry, which has been a pillar of President Barack Obama’s plans to reduce the pollution blamed for global warming. Wind power releases no air pollution.
PHOTOS: What are the chances?
But at a minimum, the scientists wrote, wind farms in 10 states have killed at least 85 eagles since 1997, with most deaths occurring between 2008 and 2012, as the industry was greatly expanding. Most deaths — 79 — were golden eagles that struck wind turbines. One of the eagles counted in the study was electrocuted by a power line.
The president of the American Bird Conservancy, Mike Parr, said the tally was “an alarming and concerning finding.”.....

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/sep/11/eagle-slaughter-wind-farms-kill-67-eagles-5-years/#ixzz2eczXOkxs
Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

They banned DDT because one stupid and dishonest woman claimed it was harmful to eagles...
  • Topic Stats
  • Top Replies
  • Link to this Topic
Type: Discussion • Score: 0 • Views: 1,800 • Replies: 1
No top replies

Reply Mon 27 Apr, 2015 03:12 am
Greenies are anything BUT consistent ...or intelligent...or aware of the big picture...or capable of prioritising...or rational...or logical..
0 Replies

Related Topics

Myth of man-made global warming - Discussion by gungasnake
Infowars: Global Warming is a crock of **** - Discussion by gungasnake
Sun setting on solar power - Discussion by gungasnake
Climategate - Discussion by gungasnake
Billionaires running solar plant scams - Discussion by gungasnake
The GLobal Warming Scandal - Discussion by gungasnake
  1. Forums
  2. » Windfarm slaughter of eagles unabated
Copyright © 2021 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.03 seconds on 10/26/2021 at 05:38:27