Calif. Solar Project Survives Tribe's Injunction Bid

Law360, New York (June 28, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT) -- Construction on a California solar energy project will continue as planned after the U.S. Department of the Interior on Wednesday successfully fended off a move to stall the project brought by a Native American tribe concerned about the disturbance of buried artifacts.

The Colorado River Indian Tribes’ bid to stymie construction at the Blythe, Calif., site was tossed after a judge determined that the harm of an injunction — which would likely trigger a loss of Department of Energy funding for intervenor Genesis Solar LLC —...
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