Palm Springs Says Wind Farm Approval Process Was Proper

Law360, New York (April 4, 2012, 3:09 PM EDT) -- The desert town of Palm Springs, Calif., on Monday tried to deal a final blow to a Wind Energy Partnership Ltd. lawsuit challenging approval of a rival company’s wind farm, asking a judge to find there’s no evidence Wind Energy's due process rights were violated.

At issue is whether the city wrongly gave its blessing to a pair of windmills that are too close to Wind Energy’s existing and proposed turbines, hindering their ability to operate.

U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real last month tossed five...
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