Altamont Pass turbine owners taken to court over bird kills


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energy Altamont Pass turbine owners taken to court over bird kills

A lawsuit was filed in San Francisco on 12th Jan by the Center for Biological Diversity against FPL Group and NEG Micon A/S. These two companies, based in Florida, and Denmark, own about half of the 5400 wind turbines on Altamont Pass. The claim is that these companies have not done enough to prevent the raptor bird kills that have historically been a problem in the areas windfarms.

There are plenty of other reports on the same story. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
See also:Wind turbines kill a few birds (1/1/04)
Item: #219, Posted: 15/1/04.


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