Fish, Wildlife Projects Snubbed for Green Energy Priorities?
It appears the federal agency entrusted with protecting fish and wildlife in the U.S. has a new mission—to promote and further wind and solar energy projects on public lands, despite the cost to fish and wildlife programs. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is one of several agencies under the umbrella of the Department of the Interior (DOI). In recent years DOI has evolved into a vehicle to further the Obama administration’s push for “clean” energy, using the more than 500 million acres the Department manages to further this goal. Read more at the Outdoor Wire.