Enviro Groups Seek To Stop NextEra Wind Farm

Law360, San Francisco (May 15, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Three environmental groups asked a California federal court on Monday to temporarily halt work on a wind farm under construction by a NextEra Energy Inc. subsidiary, as they continue to pursue their challenge of permits granted by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

The Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife asked the Eastern District of California for a preliminary injunction, arguing that the wind turbines would cause irreparable harm to endangered wildlife in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The first hearing in...
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