Bird conservation group taking feds to court over windmill slaughter of eagles

At last! Until just now, the horrific toll on birds of gigantic wind farms has gone largely unprotested by groups which ought to have been up in arms. Perhaps cowed by the might of the warmists who insist that because windmills generate no carbon, they should be exempt from the laws protecting wildlife, in particular bald and golden eagles, until yesterday there was no legal action taken. But now, the American Bird Conservancy has announced: A leading bird conservation organization—American Bird Conservancy (ABC)—has announced its intention to sue the Department of the Interior (DOI), charging DOI with multiple violations of federal law in connection with its December 9, 2013, final regulation that allows wind energy companies and others to obtain 30-year permits to kill eagles without prosecution by the federal government. The previous rule provided for a maximum duration of five years for each permit. ABC sent DOI and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)...(Read Full Post)

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