California's largest wind farm, Altamont pass

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    With California's ambitious renewable energy goal, the state needs wind power. But unique conditions at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area are leading to the deaths of golden eagles, burrowing owls and other threatened birds. Now, wind companies, scientists and environmentalists are working to bird-proof the Altamont's massive wind farms.

    Image source: Elizabeth Pepin

    QUEST TV segment air date: 6/26/07

    View the companion KQED TV piece on the QUEST website and discuss it in the QUEST Science Blog.

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    1. jimmylegg2000 34 months ago | reply

      Hi I am the author of California Memory on GoBetterTogether. I would love it if you could share this an any other California pics or vids or conversations with the Memory, you will be part of the California History being recorded there.

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