USFWS General Permit Eagle Mitigation Calculator

USFWS General Permit Eagle Mitigation Calculator

Wind energy general permits for eagle take include a requirement to compensate for the take of eagles. For wind energy general permits, you must obtain eagle credits from a Service-approved conservation bank or in-lieu fee program based on the hazardous volume of the project (in cubic kilometers). Required eagle credits for general permits must be obtained within 90 days of the effective date of a permit. Compensatory mitigation is not required for wind turbine infrastructure that existed and was operating in its current configuration and size prior to September 11, 2009.

Data limitations

This tool is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a permit. Information entered here is strictly viewable by the user and is not collected or retained. Information will not be stored, used for another purpose, or shared with third parties. These mitigation calculations are valid for wind energy project general permits only. Not all wind facilities are eligible for general permits. It is the responsibility of the permittee to ensure that wind facilities and associated turbine infrastructure under a general permit meet eligibility requirements.

General Permit Eligibility Resources

Data precautions

The accuracy of results is dependent on the inputs from the user. Please verify that inputs are correct, including the EMU, turbine diameter (not radius), and units (feet or meters).

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