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Migratory birds and wind energy: Looking at reality

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MICHAEL SPEERSCHNEIDER JANUARY 14, 2020 Several House lawmakers introduced a bill that would reform the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The ensuing debate sure to arise provides an excellent opportunity to lay some facts on the table about wind energy’s wholistic impact on birds. WIND ENERGY PROVIDES BENEFITS TO MIGRATORY BIRDS The truth is wind…

Windmills: Discover Greater Palm Springs’ Unique Welcome Sign

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Windmills: Discover Greater Palm Springs’ Unique Welcome Sign Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 By: Xochitl Peña Like the neon lights of Las Vegas, or the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, Greater Palm Springs has its own signature calling card — the iconic windmill farms on either side of Interstate-10. The windmills that dot the…

Treat Yourself to a Uniquely Greater Palm Springs Tour

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Treat Yourself to a Uniquely Greater Palm Springs Tour Learning about energy, history and the “real” desert is anything but boring in Greater Palm Springs. Schedule one of these exclusive tours that are expertly led by knowledgeable guides. They promise to thrill with off-road adventures, journeys “inside” a towering energy grid and historic explorations of…