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Subject:  Re: 25% renewable energy by 2025 Date:  10/10/2012  7:50 PM
Author:  inparadise Number:  122478 of 131294

If we could power the nation with one solar field in Arizona,

Only if the lizards say we can: The strong push for renewable energy in this country has greatly increased demand for
Southwestern desert sites that are highly suitable for solar and wind energy production. The
proposed area for the Quartzsite Solar Energy Project will encompass about 1400 acres, about 11
acres of which is sand dune, with most of the remainder on potential sand-sheet habitats for the
Mohave Fringe-toed Lizard. The agencies have deemed the Quartzsite Project to be impacting
the Dunes Wildlife Management Area and surrounding habitat although little is known of