Obama Administration: It’s Ok for “Green Energy” Wind Turbines to Kill or Injure Bald or Golden Eagles without Penalty Because We’re Trying to Save the Environment



Obama says OK to KILL Eagles for “Green Energy” … What say you Audubon Society PETA, Sierra Club, Greenpeace, NRDC, Earth First, and “Spotted Owl” Gore?

So not only does Obama pick winners and losers with regard to energy companies, he also picks who can kill and who can’t. The shameful new rule  enacted by Obama’s Interior Department makes it possible for green energy companies to slaughter Bald and Golden eagles without penalty for 30 years. UNREAL. Big Oil harms some water fowl and these people lose their minds and talk about the evils of oil. However, Big Green Wind kills eagles and other birds and that is perfectly acceptable. What a fraud these liberal groups are that claim to protect the Earth and the Eco-system. As long as so-called “green” energy kills the symbol of the United States, that bis perfectly ok, but of coal, oil, gas injures a worm … then that is a national tragedy. This president will do anything to pander to his liberal base and make it all political. I would ask Mr. President, how is this fair to the Eagles?

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The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy.

The change, requested by the wind energy industry, will provide legal protection for the lifespan of wind farms and other projects for which companies obtain a permit and make efforts to avoid killing the birds.

An investigation by The Associated Press earlier this year documented the illegal killing of eagles around wind farms, the Obama administration’s reluctance to prosecute such cases and its willingness to help keep the scope of the eagle deaths secret. The White House has championed wind power, a pollution-free energy intended to ease global warming, as a cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s energy plan.

According to the Washington Times, wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists. Hmm, so why doesn’t Obama and his liberal environmentalists put the same type of restrictions of “killer” wind turbines that they do to the coal, gas and oil industry? How come wind farm companies do not have to build protective cages around the turbines like a common fan has to protect birds from flying into the blades? This administration certainly has no issue with costly expenses when it comes to regulating other forms of energy.


Just curious, why aren’t wind farm companies regulated to put protective covers over their blades like a common fan?

More from Breitbart.com, It’s okay to kill Eagles because Obama said so.

Wildlife conservationists are livid at the Obama administration’s approval of a new rule that extends wind farms leases up to 30 years. On Friday, wildlife protection groups decried the new regulation as a “stunningly bad move” that gives wind power companies the ability to kill eagles and other birds for the next 30 years.

The Wildlife Society Bulletin approximates that 573,000 birds and 888,000 bats are killed by flying into wind turbines every year. National Audubon Society President David Yarnold expressed his anger over the Obama administration’s new rule: “It’s outrageous that the government is sanctioning the killing of America’s symbol, the bald eagle.”

UPDATE I: The only one who has stepped to the plate is the Audubon Society. Interior Dept. Rule Greenlights Eagle Slaughter at Wind Farms, Says Audubon CEO … New Rule Will Authorize 30-Year Permits for Killing America’s National Bird.

Instead of balancing the need for conservation and renewable energy, Interior wrote the wind industry a blank check. It’s outrageous that the government is sanctioning the killing of America’s symbol, the Bald Eagle. Audubon will continue to look for reasonable, thoughtful partners to wean America off fossil fuels because that should be everyone’s highest priority. We have no choice but to challenge this decision, and all options are on the table.” (Statement from Audubon President and CEO David Yarnold)

UPDATE II: From Right Wing News … All this carnage just to provide a pittance, a miniscule amount of energy. But because it is deemed “green” it is okay to make Eagles blood red.

All to provide miniscule power while putting a blight on the landscape. Average delivered power is roughly 30-40% with very low power density (megawatts per square mile), since you need huge tracks of land/sea for the farm. Compare that to natural gas, which has an average delivered power in the upper 80?s, with an extremely high power density.


From page 193 of The Mad, Mad, Mad World Of Climatism via Right Wing News

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  • Comments

    5 Responses to “Obama Administration: It’s Ok for “Green Energy” Wind Turbines to Kill or Injure Bald or Golden Eagles without Penalty Because We’re Trying to Save the Environment”

    1. Buster on December 8th, 2013 10:26 am

      0bama hates Eagles because they represent America !!! If 0bama had it his way we would have a skunk for an Americas symbol Because it’s half white, Half black and really stinks !!!

    2. A Texas Grandfather on December 8th, 2013 10:49 am

      Your concept of a shroud for the blades has merit. However, these blades are 60 to 90 feet long. Building a shroud like a small fan gets magnified in difficulty and cost as the enclosure size grows. It could further reduce their capacity too.

      Follow the money. This administration does nothing without having a large payback to themselves.
      TG … we have a winner!!!

      That is exactly my point. Obama and his eco-lunatics have no problem with putting these kinds of cost prohibitive regulations and expenses on oil, gas and coal … yet green energy gets a pass.


    3. kashekamon on December 9th, 2013 3:46 am

      Screw obama!!!!

    4. SUPER DAVE on December 9th, 2013 7:12 am

      let’s fly a few million democrats through these. it will be ok to lose millions of Democrats because we are trying to save the Earth.

    5. Legal Eagle on December 9th, 2013 11:17 am

      Legal Eagle kills? Protecting the environment is just another of the long list of lies… er… campaign statements…that Obama used to get elected and continues to use. Under the constitutional requirement of “equal protection”, it should not matter who or what is harmed by merely telling lies, and then continuing to claim that is the truth. Alice in Wonderland was a prediction of the Obama government, as history is already proving.

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