BIA Flubbed Tribal Wind Farm Review, Enviros Tell 9th Circ.

Law360 (March 19, 2018, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A conservation group said Friday that the Bureau of Indian Affairs ignored the input of another federal agency and neglected important information when it approved a lease between a wind farm developer and a California tribe, asking the Ninth Circuit to overturn a lower court decision allowing the lease.

Protect Our Communities Foundation and two environmental advocates said the BIA didn't properly address risks the wind farm posed to nearby protected golden eagles. The agency not only ignored concerns from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the potential impact of the project on the eagles, but it also relied on an...

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