Wind group requests ‘take’ permit for incidental killing of bald eagles

Photo by Louise Red Corn/Bigheart Times

Photo by Louise Red Corn/Bigheart Times

Wind Capital Group, which is poised to start building a 94-turbine generation facility near Burbank and Shidler, has applied for a federal permit allowing it to kill bald eagles without facing prosecution for the deaths incidental to the operation of the wind farm. Although Oklahoma has several wind farms, the Osage County project, Osage Wind LLC, is the only one in the state – and one of 14 in the United States – to apply for the

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