A small owl is perched on a wire of a utility pole with multiple insulators and wires attached. The background is a clear, overcast sky.

New transmission planning rule takes MA wildlife into account

Federal regulators are considering the effects modernizing America’s energy grid will have on wildlife. A 2023 NatureServe report showed 40% of animals are at risk of extinction and 41% of ecosystems are at risk of range-wide collapse; photo via Pexels.com. Conservation groups in Massachusetts are backing the Biden Administration’s new plan to update the nation’s power grid….

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