The agreement includes installing state-of-the-art collision detection equipment, including cameras, to document wildlife impacts.
A proposed offshore wind farm in Lake Erie will have a minimal impact on wildlife, according to an environmental consultant who says it’s “the lowest-risk project I’ve ever worked on.”
Wind-farm operations in some instances will be more complicated and costly as a result of the federal government’s announcement last week that it will list the Northern long-eared bat as a threatened species.
Wind energy in parts of the Midwest could be impacted if the federal government announces that it is listing the Northern long-eared bat as an endangered or threatened species.
A century ago, the newly emerging electrical grid’s impact on birds and other wildlife was far from anyone’s mind. A lot has changed since then.