Wind farm project delayed
Invenergy's announcement of the delay follows about a month [after] a preliminary estimate by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the wind farm could kill about four to 20 bald eagles a year. The preliminary report also noted eight active bald eagle nests in the vicinity of the project area.
June 14, 2012
in Washington Daily News
Construction of a wind farm proposed for eastern Beaufort County will be delayed to give the company planning it more time to perform additional studies on the project's effect on the area's bird population.
Thursday, a statement was released by that company, Invenergy, indicating the studies will delay the project beyond the planned 2013 start date.
"Invenergy LLC has concluded that additional studies are needed to determine the impact of the Pantego Wind Farm project in Beaufort County on the region's bird population," the statement reads.
"We are confident that a full, fair and factual study will demonstrate that the Pantego Wind Farm... [continue via Web link]