wind http://kvpr.org en State Works to Balance Renewable Energy Projects and Protecting Endangered Species http://kvpr.org/post/state-works-balance-renewable-energy-projects-and-protecting-endangered-species <p>California is working on a plan to balance goals of developing renewable energy projects on desert lands and protect the endangered species that live there. Californians can weigh in at a public meeting on Wednesday</p><p>Remote desert areas may seem like the perfect place for wind and solar energy projects. But some projects have already stalled because they threaten endangered species such as the desert tortoise or bighorn sheep.</p><p>The state and the federal government are working on a plan to balance those two goals.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:43:52 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 3469 at http://kvpr.org State Works to Balance Renewable Energy Projects and Protecting Endangered Species