RIO VISTA, Calif. — A wind energy farm in Northern California could become the first in the nation to agree to protect golden eagles under a conservation plan being worked out with federal officials.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a draft of the plan Thursday for the roughly 100-megawatt Shiloh IV wind farm in Solano County. It would allow for the farm’s 50 wind turbines near Rio Vista to kill up to five golden eagles over five years, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
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