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Interior Proposes Extending Eagle ‘Take’ Permits for 30 years


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The Wildlife Society -- On April 13, 2012 the Department of the Interior announced plans to alter the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act to allow wind farms, transmission lines, and other energy projects to “take” eagles for up to 30 years, rather than five years as the rule currently allows. The President hopes that this change will instill confidence in the renewable energy sector and secure long-term financing of new projects. Along with the extended length of programmatic “take” in the proposed new rule there is also an increase in administrative and permitting fines for the extended options.

 

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