The problem with wind farms: All those dead birds

Rob Nikolewski
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Mar 13, 2014 6:30 PM
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The problem with wind farms: All those dead birds

SANTA FE — A U.S. House committee wants to see documents related to charges the Obama administration is more concerned about protecting the wind-farm industry than eagles and other birds that die in the rotors of the giant turbines that dot the U.S. landscape, particularly in the Southwest.

And a birding activist in New Mexico hopes the committee gets some answers.

“It’s inexcusable that any industry could have a pass to kill without recompense,” said Gail Garber of Albuquerque.