WIND TURBINES AND THE TAKE OF EAGLES(MP3 audio) Z107.7 News 5/20/2012 (for PDF version click here) If you oppose the installation of towering wind turbines on the landmark black lava buttes overlooking Pipes Canyon, one topic of discussion at this month's meeting of the Homestead Valley Community Council will be of great interest to you. The Department of Fish and Wildlife proposes to change the length of permit periods to take bald and golden eagles, from five years to 30 years. The Council will discuss their draft protest letter at the meeting on Monday, May 21.
Big-rig route doesn't address Hi-Desert impacts Rebecca Unger, Hi-Desert Star January 18, 2012 "People will use us to get to the corridor," council President Jim Harvey said. "By not including us in the environmental impact studies, they don't have to consider the fi-nancial costs of mitigating these circumstances."