Wind energy company kills 150 eagles in US, pleads guilty
A subsidiary of one of the largest U.S. providers of renewable energy pleaded guilty to criminal charges and was ordered to pay over $8 million in fines and restitution after at least 150 eagles were killed at its wind farms in eight states, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. NextEra Energy subsidiary ESI Energy was also sentenced to five years probation after being charged with three counts of violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act during a court appearance in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The charges arose from the deaths of nine eagles at three wind farms in Wyoming and New Mexico.
Snake-like jumping worms are invading the US
Worms are interesting creatures. Some worms can even regrow their brains if needed. But, an invasive jumping worm has started appearing in more than a dozen states throughout the Midwest. The worms are originally from eastern Asia, and they’ve spread across 15 states so far, according to reports from the Smithsonian Magazine. But why are … The post Snake-like jumping worms are invading the US appeared first on BGR.
Tornadoes, climate change and why Dixie is the new Tornado Alley
The heart of U.S. tornado activity, once Tornado Alley, has shifted eastward. Brent Koops/NOAA Weather in Focus Photo Contest 2015, CC BY-NDTornadoes and severe storms swept across the South in early April 2022, following a deadly and destructive March when over 200 tornadoes were reported. The March numbers, still preliminary, would be a record for the month, though detection has also improved. Severe storms have damaged homes from Texas to Florida, and north to South Carolina and Georgia in re
Why are EVs catching fire in India?
India’s electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts are worried over incidents involving two-wheelers bursting into flames last month. Alongside instances of #ElectricVehicles catching fire, #EV showrooms are catching fire as well.
Florida Retirement Haven The Villages Rivals San Jose as ‘Most Dynamic’ Metro
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Dumpsters Approved For Tornado Clean-Up | Local News | Cleburnetimesreview.com – Cleburne Times-Review
Damage caused by four tornados last week caused substantial damage, but not enough for County Judge Roger Harmon to issue a declaration of disaster.“Certain requirements have to be met to call for that, and we just weren’t there,” Harmon said.Had the declaration been issued, county officials, among other things, would...