RES-Americas proposes to install 38 wind-energy turbines on ridge tops in northern Lewis County, with part of the infrastructure in Thurston County. Like National Audubon Society, the Black Hills Audubon Society supports wind-energy projects as long as the direct damage to birds from the turbines is appropriately minimized and mitigated.
The public is invited to comment on the scope of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) by both Lewis County and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Your input is important to help these agencies better evaluate the potential impact of this wind-energy project on the environment, especially protected Marbled Murrelets, Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles, and other species of concern. Often, officials or staff members really want our comments because public input empowers them to address wildlife conservation issues. You do not need to live in either Lewis or Thurston Ct. to submit Comments.
For the Lewis County EIS: Send Comments by Thursday, May 31 (5 p.m.), via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail to Lee Napier, Director, Lewis County Community Development Dept., 2025 NE Kresky Ave., Chehalis, WA 98532.
For the USFWS EIS: Send Comments By Monday, June 4 to USFWS via email to email@example.com...Read More