Enviros Can't Stop NextEra Wind Project With Road Dispute

Law360, Washington (January 14, 2013, 3:17 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday tossed environmental groups' attempt to thwart a proposed NextEra Energy Inc. wind energy project by challenging the construction of a road to the site over federal land, saying the government’s narrow environmental assessment of the project was acceptable.

The Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Defenders of Wildlife alleged the U.S. Bureau of Land Management should have considered the broader environmental impact of the North Sky River Energy LLC project when it approved the accompanying road construction....
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