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SpaceX at Boca Chica is being investigated for damaged bird nests cause by recent launch

SpaceX at Boca Chica is being investigated for damaged bird nests cause by recent launch
1 week 1 day 18 hours ago Tuesday, July 09 2024 Jul 9, 2024 July 09, 2024 10:56 AM July 09, 2024 in News - Local

Federal wildlife officials have launched an investigation of the June 6 Starship launch from SpaceX's Boca Chica facility over claims of damaged bird nests.

The non-profit, Coastal Bays and Estuaries Program, says they documented damage to bird nests after the launch.

They found damaged or missing eggs at nine bird nests nearby after the launch. The species of birds who were impacted are under federal protection.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Office of Law Enforcement is handling the investigation.

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