January 28th, 2013
Beginning TOMORROW, the DNR is hosting a series of hearing on rulemaking to amend Rules Relating to Engangered, Threatened, and Special Concern Species, Minn. R. 6134.0170, 6134.0200, 6134.0300, and 6134.0400.
One by one, the rules at issue per the DNR:
Minn. R. 6134.0170 (DOES NOT EXIST?!?!)
The hearings are beginning tomorrow evening in Rochester:
Yes, bald eagles are on this list, as are loggerhead shrike and trumpeter swans, all at issue in the Goodhue Wind project. It seems to me that Golden Eagles ought to be acknowledged and added, they’ve been sighted in the area as well, and no take permits are allowed by USFWS.
CLICK HERE for some comments they received recently.