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A Blow To Wind Energy

Law360 (March 9, 2011, 10:28 AM EST) -- Over the past decade, wind energy production has entered the mainstream. Commercial wind energy projects have been constructed in 36 states, supplying 1.8 percent of domestic power in 2009. And wind energy generation only will continue to increase in the coming years.

But as wind energy production has gained momentum, the state and federal agencies responsible for regulating generation facilities have struggled to keep pace. Nowhere has this been more apparent than with the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permitting process administered by the U.S....
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