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Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

It's the not-so-green secret of the nation's wind-energy boom: Spinning turbines are killing thousands of federally protected birds, including eagles, each year.

May 14, 2013
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Interior: Grouse listing warranted but precluded

(AP) -- The Interior Department announced Friday that it won't list sage grouse as endangered or threatened but will classify the bird among species that are candidates for federal protection.

Mar 05, 2010
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Monitoring marine mammals

A new instrument to detect whales, dolphins and other marine mammals, and provide immediate alerts during the development of offshore wind, wave and tidal installations, will be showcased to an international ...

Sep 25, 2012
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Optimizing large wind farms

Wind farms around the world are large and getting larger. Arranging thousands of wind turbines across many miles of land requires new tools that can balance cost and efficiency to provide the most energy for ...

Nov 23, 2010
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