Sierra Club Asks 1st Circ. To Stop $1B Maine Power Project

Law360 (February 3, 2021, 5:12 PM EST) -- Environmental groups have told the First Circuit that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' approval for part of a controversial $1 billion clean energy development in New England cut corners, ignored environmental damages and must be stopped.

The Sierra Club, Natural Resources Council of Maine and the Appalachian Mountain Club urged the First Circuit Tuesday to reverse a district court's decision rejecting their request for an injunction for construction of the project, which is currently partially stopped after the circuit stepped in late last month.

The three groups said the lower court erred in multiple ways when rejecting their attempt to...

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