Power Plant Demolition Needs Permit Due To Falcons

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposes to issue a permit for the incidental taking of a rare bird, which may result from demolition of the Kewaunee Power Station. The presence of the state endangered peregrine falcon is confirmed in the vicinity of the project site. DNR staff determined that the work may result in the incidental taking of falcons.

“Incidental take” refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that does not put the species’ overall population at risk.

The public may submit written comments regarding project-related impacts to the peregrine falcon by Feb. 23 to: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, c/o Rori Paloski, DNR Conservation Biologist,  101 S. Webster St. Madison, WI 53707 or to [email protected] or 608.516.3742.