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Federal Guidelines a Step Forward for Bird-Friendly Wind Development | National Audubon Society via @audubonsociety

Federal Guidelines a Step Forward for Bird-Friendly Wind Development | National Audubon Society via @audubonsociety

“These first-ever federal guidelines are a game-changer and big win for both wildlife and clean energy,” said David Yarnold, President & CEO of Audubon. “By collaborating with conservationists instead of slugging it out, the wind power industry gains vital support to expand and create jobs, and wildlife gets the protection crucial for survival.” “I’m proud of the pivotal role Audubon played in developing this strong, consensus-based approach. These guidelines are based on the best available science and provide a roadmap to better bird protections across each of America’s four great flyways.” “These guidelines set a new industry standard for bird protection,” said Mike Daulton, Audubon’s VP of Government Relations who served on the advisory committee devising the new guidelines. “The guidelines steer wind turbines away from vital habitat, including Audubon’s Important Bird ...

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