Mass. High Court OKs Controversial $1B Wind Farm

Law360, New York (September 1, 2010, 4:27 PM EDT) -- The Massachusetts high court has given the go-ahead for developers of the U.S.' first offshore wind farm to move ahead with the controversial $1 billion project, overruling objections from local residents and activists who claim the developers failed to obtain the proper permits.

In a 4-2 ruling Tuesday, the Supreme Judicial Court for the County of Suffolk, Mass., upheld a May 2009 decision by the state's Energy Facilities Siting Board to approve Cape Wind Associates LLC's petition to build about 18 miles of underground and undersea...
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