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NextEra Wind Project Kills Eagle in First Month of Operation

21 Feb
As many local environmental groups have figured out, industrial-scale wind turbines are bullshit and must be fought for the fraudulent false solution they offer to the Energy Empire’s stranglehold on this culture. This week’s article below, by from ReWire, lays it out pretty clear in a case-study of NextEra’s most recent disaster in southern Cali. [See note below on NextEra and FPL.]

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Golden eagle. Photo: Michael Privorotsky/Flickr/Creative Commons License

Golden eagle. Photo: Michael Privorotsky/Flickr/Creative Commons License

ReWire has learned that the North Sky River Wind project, which attracted fierce opposition from environmental groups concerned about potential threat to eagles and California condors, was the site of a golden eagle death in January.

Ileene Anderson, who let ReWire know about the kill and is the Biologist and Wildlands Deserts Director for the Center for Biological Diversity, says that North Sky River’s developer NextEra and government agencies pushed forward with the project despite high wildlife mortality and the nearby Pine Tree wind project. Continue reading