US Defends Enviro Impact Review Of Ore. Wind Project

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 3:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. government told an Oregon federal court Friday that it fully considered the environmental and wildlife impacts before approving an industrial wind farm on Steens Mountain in its bid to defeat a challenge by environmental groups alleging the project was improperly pushed through.

In a motion for summary judgment, the Bureau of Land Management said it took a sufficient look at how the proposed Echanis wind energy project would affect highly treasured natural resources on Steens Mountain as well as sensitive wildlife species such as...
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Oregon Natural Desert Association et al v. Salazar et al


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3:12-cv-00596

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Oregon

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Michael W. Mosman

Date Filed

April 5, 2012

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