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Sunday, April 01, 2018

 

Killing Birds OK By Wind-Turbines, Not So Much For Tree Cutting


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Roanoke Times, 3-30-2018, FERC rejects bid to extend tree cutting time by pipeline project.
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The anti-pipeline folks were successful in delaying start of construction which is primarily surveying and corridor tree-clearing.
At this point additional tree-clearing is necessary beyond the permit stop date.
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The position now is that tree cutting should stop lest there be interference with migrating birds and bats in the 1,664,110 acre Jefferson Forest (larger than Delaware).
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Talk about Not keeping things in-perspective and lack of common sense.
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What a contrast to the Obama cancellation of rules for wind-turbines that kill birds, bats and Bald Eagles.
This fixation on bats is especially bizarre since Obama just approved a massive exception to the “don’t kill bald eagles laws” for all wind turbine farms.
New administration rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths at wind farms
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2016/05/crippled-wind-farm-coming-to-botetourt.html
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And then there are the outside cats that thrive on fur and feather dinners.
Studies at Wisconsin Univ estimates 39 MILLION birds are killed by cats each year in that state alone.
They estimate that hundreds of millions of birds are killed within the US plus lots of other wildlife like baby bunnies.
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Endangered Species Acts: The Personification Of Obstructionism
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