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Already following federal bird guidelines, wind co. says: #windworks #windpower #birds #wildlife

Already following federal bird guidelines, wind co. says Posted: 2012-03-29 Tom Gray A spokesman for Power Co. of Wyoming (PCW), which is working on a very large wind farm in Carbon County, Wyo., said Wednesday that its wildlife assessment efforts are consistent with avian guidelines for wind power recently issued by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS). An AP article quoted PCW Vice President of Land and Environmental Affairs Garry Miller, who said the firm is doing extensive studies to determine potential impacts of the project on birds and other species of wildlife . "What we're doing is we are applying best available science and looking at best industry practices," Miller said. "I think, from our standpoint, these guidelines really validate what we've done and the work that we've undertaken." The effort includes using sophisticated radar to track bird migration and...

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