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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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Constellation Energy wind farm may include condominium resort for Indiana and Virginia “big-eared” bats.

I couldn’t believe it either, but according to an article in the Cumberland (MD) Times-News, Constellation spokesman Larry McDonnell said of plans to install massive wind turbines on Backbone Mountain in Garrett County, “We will commit to developing Indiana bat … Continue reading

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