Species-Rich Hawaii Poses Unique Challenges for Wind Power Industry

GreenWire: First in a two-part series. Plans to harness Hawaii's legendary ocean breezes to generate electricity for local utilities have produced a negative blowback from critics who say Hawaii's status as a world-class wildlife sanctuary could be undermined by wind turbines that have been linked to bird and bat mortalities in other parts of the United States. And while so far wind power development blueprints for Hawaii have been modest compared to some of the massive wind farms of California or Texas,......

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