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Rare Endangered Desert Tortoises -VS- Solar Energy



A Solar Showdown in California between Oakland’s based BrightSource Energy and The Sierra Club and other environmentalist is mounting.  If the company gets approval and permission to build and erect 400,000 mirrors on the site to collect the sun’s energy; it will not only be a death sentence for the endangered Desert Tortoise, but it is also home to rare plants and other wildlife including the Western Burrowing Owl and Bighorn Sheep.


Photo from the LA Times Website "L.A. Unleased" January 4, 2010


CLICK HERE to read entire article from January 4, 2010 from L.A.’s Unleashed