USFS Accused Of Bias In Suit Over Fast-Tracked Wind Farm

Law360, New York (April 19, 2012, 7:52 PM EDT) -- An environmental group sued the U.S. Forest Service in Vermont federal court last week in an attempt to halt a wind energy project that had been fast-tracked by the Obama administration, saying the agency's review ignored conflicts of interest.

In seeking to shut down the Deerfield Wind Project — one of 14 infrastructure projects President Obama selected in October for expedited permitting and environmental review — Vermonters for a Clean Environment Inc., in a suit filed on April 13, accused the Forest Service of violating the Wilderness Act and...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Vermonters for a Clean Environment, Inc. et al v. Madrid et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


J. Garvan Murtha

Date Filed

April 13, 2012


Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.