Wind Energy and W...
Follow
Find
1.3K views | +1 today
Wind Energy and Wildlife
Information about wind energy development and wildlife
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Mepa told government wind energy projects would have “unacceptable impacts”

Mepa told government wind energy projects would have “unacceptable impacts” | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The planning authority informed the government months ago there would be no point in pursuing further studies for a wind farm at Is-Sikka l-Bajda in Mellieħa because of “unacceptable impacts”.
The Energy Ministry told Times of Malta recently that a decision on the wind farm would be taken once...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Study aims to shield marine mammals from offshore wind projects

Study aims to shield marine mammals from offshore wind projects | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
State and federal officials announced Thursday a $2.2 million research effort aimed at preventing harm to whales and other marine mammals from building massive industrial wind turbines off Ocean City .
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Delph Wind Farm, Pinchbeck South Fen | Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Op-ed: Industry works to protect bald eagles - Blog - Into the Wind

Op-ed: Industry works to protect bald eagles - Blog - Into the Wind | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
AWEA is the national trade association of the U.S. America's wind energy industry, with 1,300 member companies, including global leaders in wind power and energy development, wind turbine manufacturing, component and service suppliers, and the world's largest wind power trade show, the AWEA WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, which takes place next in Las Vegas, NV, May 5-8, 2014.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Eagles passing San Gorgonio Pass through Palm Springs dying from windmills

Eagles passing San Gorgonio Pass through Palm Springs dying from windmills | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
When eagles fly over San Gorgonio Pass, they confront a barrage of deadly obstacles among the whirring blades of windmills. It's unclear how many birds are killed, but federal officials say the wind turbines here and at other wind farms are taking a significant toll.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bald eagles thrive while goldens face rising threats around West

Bald eagles thrive while goldens face rising threats around West | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Bald eagles are popping out in healthy numbers around Colorado, where historically they were rare, a dramatic adaptation that lifts spirits.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Two federal agencies side with Cape Wind

A day after the U.S. Department of Energy conditionally approved a $150 million loan for Cape Wind, two other federal agencies on Wednesday filed required paperwork that seemingly gives the project's developer another in a string of legal victories.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces First Eagle Take Permit for Wind Farm - JD Supra (press release)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces First Eagle Take Permit for Wind Farm
JD Supra (press release)
On June 27, 2014, the U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Wind Farm First to Avoid Penalty for Dead Eagles - Wall Street Journal

Wind Farm First to Avoid Penalty for Dead Eagles - Wall Street Journal | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Wind Farm First to Avoid Penalty for Dead Eagles
Wall Street Journal
FRESNO, Calif.—A California wind farm will become the first in the U.S. to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Feds to remove penalties for eagle deaths at California wind farm under 1st permit of its kind

Feds to remove penalties for eagle deaths at California wind farm under 1st permit of its kind | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
FRESNO, California - A California wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Experts believe wind farm plans will permanently damage fishing ...

Plans for a huge wind farm off the Hampshire coast have sparked fears that the project will damage the county's salmon fishing industry. Natural ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Scientists map sea floor off NC for wind energy - News & Observer

Scientists map sea floor off NC for wind energy - News & Observer | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
News & Observer
Scientists map sea floor off NC for wind energy
News & Observer
North Carolina coastal scientists are involved in multiple projects exploring whether our coast is a good site for wind energy development.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Fed Agency OKs Controversial Power Storage Project Near Joshua Tree NP - KCET

Fed Agency OKs Controversial Power Storage Project Near Joshua Tree NP - KCET | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Fed Agency OKs Controversial Power Storage Project Near Joshua Tree NP KCET A federal agency has given the go-ahead to a power storage project adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park that opponents say could seriously harm both the park's wildlife...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Wind, Wildlife and Weeds

Montanans have tremendous, untapped opportunity to produce clean and valuable wind energy from the windswept, wide-open spaces of eastern Montana. At the
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

New Report: Golden Opportunity of Atlantic Offshore Wind Power Finally Within Reach - National Wildlife Federation

New Report: Golden Opportunity of Atlantic Offshore Wind Power Finally Within Reach - National Wildlife Federation | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
New Report: Golden Opportunity of Atlantic Offshore Wind Power Finally Within Reach
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Our Voice: The balance between wind power and eagles

Our Voice: The balance between wind power and eagles | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Mankind's inventions have meant trouble for wildlife in many ways.
caroline jezierski's insight:

The Desert Sun encourages the companies that own windmills in the San Gorgonio Pass — where eagles have long been a majestic presence — to seek the permits so we can determine the proper balance between expanding renewable energy and protecting our treasured species.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Eagles and Wind Turbines - National Review Online (blog)

Eagles and Wind Turbines - National Review Online (blog) | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Eagles and Wind Turbines
National Review Online (blog)
Regarding a recent entry in The Corner, the wind-energy industry is actually held to a higher standard when it comes to wildlife impacts than any other energy form or human activity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

DENVER: Senate majority could rest on the sage grouse - Business Breaking News - MiamiHerald.com

DENVER: Senate majority could rest on the sage grouse - Business Breaking News - MiamiHerald.com | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Smart Renewable Energy on Public Lands

Smart Renewable Energy on Public Lands | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
 
Guest post by Hayley Connolly-Newman

Earlier this month, the EPA issued guidelines which would reduce coal generated power in each state by 6 percent over the next 15 years. This would give states the opportunity to reduce carbon emission amounts by choosing from other types of energy suc...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Wind energy works to protect bald eagles | REVE

Wind energy works to protect bald eagles | REVE | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Wildlife officials want to talk about eagle permits

Wildlife officials want to talk about eagle permits | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it will engage in public comment as it works to revise a rule governing how permits are issued for wind turbine develop.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Tentsmuir sea eagle first to be killed by wind turbine | Wind Energy ...

A sea eagle once frequently sighted at Tentsmuir Forest has become the first reported case to have been killed by a wind turbine since the reintroduction ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Industry works to protect bald eagles

To Americans, the bald eagle symbolizes our freedom, spirit, and democracy. June is the month in which we celebrate National Bald Eagle Day and we are reminded of the need to do all that we can to protect our national bird across the country.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Bird lovers, like Navy, concerned about wind turbines - So Md News

Bird lovers, like Navy, concerned about wind turbines
So Md News
Supporters of Patuxent River Naval Air Station aren't the only ones ruffled by a proposal to build 25 wind turbines across the Chesapeake Bay on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by caroline jezierski
Scoop.it!

Birds and Turbines: Designing Offshore Wind-farms to Prevent Bird-strikes - Decoded Science

Birds and Turbines: Designing Offshore Wind-farms to Prevent Bird-strikes - Decoded Science | Wind Energy and Wildlife | Scoop.it
Birds and Turbines: Designing Offshore Wind-farms to Prevent Bird-strikes
Decoded Science
Wind power represents a growing part of the renewable energy industry, and it has its supporters and critics.
more...
No comment yet.