Sierra Club Says BLM Wind Project Violates ESA, NEPA

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 2:31 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club on Friday sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for violations of the Endangered Species and National Environmental Policy Acts over its approval of a right-of-way grant for a wind energy project near Bakersfield, Calif.

Wind turbines like those proposed for the North Sky River Project could pose a hazard to the protected golden eagles, southwestern willow flycatchers, endangered California condors and other migratory birds that live in or pass through the project area, the Sierra Club said.

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Case Information

Case Title

Sierra Club et al v. United States Bureau of Land Management et al

Case Number



California Eastern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)

Date Filed

April 12, 2012


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