Bat Advocates Fight To Halt Work On Wind Farm

Law360, New York (July 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With a controversial wind farm in West Virginia nearing completion, environmental and animal rights groups have asked a federal judge for an injunction to halt construction in order to protect endangered bat populations in the farm's vicinity.

A month after launching the lawsuit, the Animal Welfare Institute and Mountain Communities for Responsible Energy filed a motion for a preliminary injunction Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, claiming Invenergy LLC is rushing to erect turbines at the Beech Ridge project, imperiling the...
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