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GOP: Obama Administration Stonewalling on Wind Farm Bird Deaths

House Republicans complain the Obama administration is refusing to turn over documents related to enforcing environmental laws at wind farms where dozens of eagles and other protected birds have been killed.

03/26/2014

File photo of a  wind turbine from a wind farm in Wyoming.  (credit: Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Wind Energy Company Pleads Guilty To Eagle Deaths

The government for the first time has enforced environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities, winning a $1 million settlement Friday from a power company that pleaded guilty to killing 14 eagles and 149 other birds at two Wyoming wind farms.

11/22/2013

File photo of a wind turbine. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study: Wind Farms Killed 67 Eagles In 5 Years

Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.

09/11/2013

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