Enviros, Union Lose Bid To Halt Work On Calif. Wind Project

Law360, New York (October 1, 2012, 3:50 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday denied a motion by a coalition of environmental groups and a local union to halt construction of a wind energy facility, ruling that the potential harm to local bird species was not likely to be substantial.

U.S. District Judge William Q. Hayes said the coalition's motion for a preliminary injunction in its suit against the U.S. Department of the Interior did not establish a likelihood of irreparable harm to protected bird species or desert lands during the construction phase of...
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