Renewable Energy

New FERC Transmission Rule Will Help Improve Long-Term Planning to Responsibly Expand the Grid
May 13, 2024
Updated NEPA Rules Are a Big Win for Climate, Communities, and Birds
April 30, 2024 — Improvements to the National Environmental Policy Act will increase community engagement and require that federal agencies consider climate impacts.
Why a Bigger Grid is Good for the Planet – and Birds
April 22, 2024 — Audubon is advocating for the rapid expansion of responsibly sited transmission.
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How New Incidental Take Permits Can Protect Bald and Golden Eagles at Wind Energy Sites
February 08, 2024 — The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has an improved permitting process that benefits eagles.
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New U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Permit Expands Coverage for Wind Energy and Conservation of Eagles
February 08, 2024 — Audubon worked with partners to ensure that the permitting benefits Bald and Golden Eagle conservation.
A New Plan for Offshore Wind Research Will Help Prioritize Seabirds and Other Wildlife
January 25, 2024 — The RWSC science plan will guide offshore wind and wildlife studies along the East Coast.
A New Study in Wyoming Will Test Whether Black Paint Helps Birds Avoid Wind Turbines
December 27, 2023 — The research aims to evaluate the effects of contrast painting on wind turbine rotor blades in the largest such study yet.
New Clean Energy Legislation Package Would Help Create a Safe, Clean Future for People and Wildlife
December 13, 2023 — The Clean Electricity and Transmission Acceleration Act would streamline clean energy and transmission expansion and fund impact studies on wildlife.
New BIG WIRES Act Would Help Achieve a Clean Energy Future for Birds and People
September 15, 2023 — “We have an urgent need to equitably and responsibly build out our nation's clean energy transmission infrastructure.”
Offshore Wind in The Gulf Will Help Stabilize Climate, But Communities Must Fully Benefit
August 30, 2023 — Responsibly sited and equitably managed offshore wind would be good for every living thing in the Gulf.