Category Archives: USFWS Guidelines

Killing Eagles – Rating The Responses (updated links)

Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.  (For your convenience, I’ve provided the complete FWS ruling as … Continue reading

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USFWS AGREES TO RECONSIDER SHAFFER MOUNTAIN BIOLOGICAL OPINION

PRESS RELEASE (Contact: Laura Jackson, Pres., Save Our Allegheny Ridges (SOAR), (814) 652–‐9268) FACED WITH NOTICE OF ESA VIOLATIONS, FWS AGREES TO RECONSIDER SHAFFER MOUNTAIN BIOLOGICAL OPINION The federally endangered Indiana bat won a significant reprieve recently when the U.S. … Continue reading

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John Terry on industrial wind: “one wonders what unintended consequence will occur next?”

The Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News recently published a commentary written by Mr. John Terry of Montrose, WV.  We thank Mr. Terry for permission to post this enhanced version of the original article. AT Notes:  Please use the features of the Scribd embed … Continue reading

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US Fish and Wildlife Service must make wind energy guidelines mandatory!

The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently solicited comments regarding guidelines designed to protect wildlife from the vast expansion of industrial wind and insure that any intrusion into their fragile habitat meets the requirements under the various laws and treaties … Continue reading

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