Migratory bird protection compromised

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Mike Gerstner Veteran Member • Posts: 4,185
Migratory bird protection compromised

On December 22, 2017, the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior issued a legal memorandum reversing the longstanding interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to exempt industry— including the oil and gas industry, powerlines and wind energy — from compliance with the United States’ commitment under international agreements to protect migratory birds.

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