Anglers Jumped The Gun On $43M Wind Lease Suit, Feds Say

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 5:41 PM EST) -- A coalition of fishing groups and municipalities suing to block the issuance of a $43 million wind energy lease off the coast of New York have no grounds for their environmental claims, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management told a D.C. federal court on Monday, urging the court not to block the agency from finalizing the sale to a unit of Statoil ASA.

BOEM is fighting a lawsuit brought by the Fisheries Survival Fund; the Borough of Barnegat Light, New Jersey; the town of Narragansett, Rhode...
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