A golden eagle flying over a  wind turbine on Duke energy's top of the world wind farm in Converse County Wyo. (AP Photo/Dina Cappiello, File)

Wind energy company pleads guilty to eagle deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government for the first time has enforced environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities, winning a $1 million settlement from a power company that pleaded guilty to killing 14 eagles […]


Ponnequin Wind Farm in Carr, Colorado (AP Photo)

Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America’s green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm’s spinning turbine and falls, […]



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