Feds to Allow Even More Bald Eagles Killed or Maimed for Clean Energy

The debate over the unintentional killing or injuring of golden and bald eagles in wind turbines is set to intensify, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks comment over the next few weeks on a new rule that would increase by nearly fourfold the number of bald eagles allowed to die or be injured at the hands—or blades—of alternative energy

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Last updated on 10 June 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Threats: 
Infrastructure and service corridors
Species group: 
Birds