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Re: Birds and the Law
« Reply #930 on: April 11, 2022, 06:45:10 PM »

U.S. wind energy company pleads guilty to killing 150 eagles - https://cn.reuters.com/article/usa-wildlife-eagles-idCNL2N2W522C

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  - Tuesday, April 5, 2022: ESI Energy LLC, Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Nextera Energy Resources LLC, is Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Killing and Wounding Eagles in Its Wind Energy Operations, in Violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/esi-energy-llc-wholly-owned-subsidiary-nextera-energy-resources-llc-sentenced-after-pleading

ESI acknowledged the deaths of at least 150 bald and golden eagles at 50 of its 154 wind energy facilities since 2012. Marion Owen / Design Pics via Getty Images
Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world.
― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring