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S. 2660

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H.R. 3609

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Mathis v. Iowa Utilities Board

ELR Case

The Iowa Supreme Court affirmed a lower court ruling that upheld the Iowa Utilities Board's approval of a 170-turbine wind project in northwest Iowa. Landowners argued that the project was located at a "single site" and thus should have...

Maine: Energy (generally)

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Fisheries Survival Fund v. Jewell

ELR Case

A district court denied injunctive relief against the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for failure to comply with NEPA in connection with its wind energy leasing. The Bureau leased a nautical area off the coast of New York to an energy...

H.R. 649, Bill Introduced

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S. 201, Bill Introduced

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Union Neighbors v. Jewell

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that FWS violated NEPA when it issued an incidental take permit for the Indiana bat, an endangered species, in connection with a wind farm project in Ohio. Because the farm may pose a danger to the bat, the...

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility v. Town of Barnstable, Mass.

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit reversed and remanded a lower court decision that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) complied with NEPA and that FWS complied with the ESA in connection with a wind energy project on Nantucket Sound....

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