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Wind Power: Impacts on Wildlife and Government Responsibilities for Regulating Development and Protecting Wildlife

Wind power has recently experienced dramatic growth in the United States, with further growth expected. However, several wind power-generating facilities have killed migratory birds and bats, prompting concern from wildlife biologists and others about the
species affected, and the cumulative effects on species populations.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-02-23 18:00:00
Description Wind power has recently experienced dramatic growth in the United States, with further growth expected. However, several wind power-generating facilities have killed migratory birds and bats, prompting concern from wildlife biologists and others about the
species affected, and the cumulative effects on species populations.
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Source Government Accounting Office (GAO)
Keyword Migratory birds, Bats, Impact of wind turbines
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-02-23 17:41:03
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Date Last Modified 2010-04-20 13:41:27
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-02-23 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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