"We are encouraged to see that the Court will not be a rubber stamp for DEP decisions on wind power. This is a decision that FMM finds helpful because the Court addresses the health and environmental impacts of wind power projects."
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Public Land Activists Sue Interior Department on Plan to Keep Millions of Acres Open for Industrial Solar Development. “The Administration is opting to needlessly turn multiple-use public lands into permanent industrial zones. Solar development belongs on rooftops, parking lots, already-developed areas, and on degraded sites, not our public lands. “
The Wyoming Supreme Court on Friday upheld a lower court’s decision supporting Converse County Commission and state Industrial Siting Board permits for the 100-megawatt Pioneer Wind Park project along Mormon Canyon Road.
Six protesters arrested last December for blocking a road used to construct the Kingdom Community Wind project have fines converted to 25 hours of community service
The courts have ruled in favor of the Town of Litchfield's ban on industrial wind turbines. There was a lawsuit filed against the town board by leaseholders and their relatives.
Not long after the five council members were sworn in by state, the members retreated into a 15-minute executive session. ...After returning, they voted unanimously to authorize Town Solicitor Peter Ruggerio to file an appeal of the Zoning Board of Review's decision last week allowing the [turbine] plan to go forward.
In his appeal, Mr. Melone referred to Cape Wind’s “well-documented and specific and substantial alteration of the direct viewscape from Melone’s property” and said the project would negatively impact the view on Nantucket Sound from his home and reduce the property’s value.