May 14, 2013
Wind turbines lining the Altamont Pass near Livermore, Calif., generate electricity on May 12.
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CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America’s green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm’s spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.