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Wind Industry is “full of yahoos” who haven’t done their homework on their effects on wildlife

Wind Turbines Are Killing the Lesser Prairie Chicken Ross Kenneth Urken — Newsweek — May 5, 2015 The lesser prairie chicken is a strange-looking bird, ungainly in its movement. It has honking red air sacs on its throat, a tufted feather faux-hawk and a particularly squat stature. The ill-proportioned grouse species congregates each spring on […]

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Eagles killed by Palm Springs windmills raise concerns

Ian James — The Desert Sun — July 7, 2014 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. […]

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