Sunday, April 1, 2012
Wind Turbines Threaten Eagles: How Environmentally Responsible Is That?
Perhaps you have been one of the fortunate people who in recent months have seen the Bald Eagles hunting on Lake Maxinkuckee and other Marshall County bodies of water (and surrounding counties, too!). As you watch this extraordinary video, bear in mind that wind companies actively seek permits that allow them to kill a certain number of eagles and other raptors where such birds have been documented. This is an acknowledgment that wind turbines kill birds. How many such deaths do you feel are acceptable?