Wind-Energy Companies Can Legally Kill Or Injure Eagles

Illegal eagle deaths rising?

A conservation group is suing the Obama Administration. A federal rule is giving permission to wind-energy companies to injure or kill eagles for the next 30 years. According to the Huffington Post, the lawsuit was supposed to be filed on Thursday, June 19th in San Jose, California. The American Bird Conservancy, the suing party, claims the rule is illegal because the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to evaluate whether this rule would harm eagle populations. The Obama Administration considers this rule to be an “administrative change” which bypasses a full environmental review.

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