Barnstable, Massachusetts v. Federal Aviation Administration

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20330
No(s). 10-1276 (D.C. Cir. Oct 28, 2011)

The D.C. Circuit vacated and remanded the FAA's "no hazard" determinations for a proposed offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound. A town and a citizens group filed suit arguing that the FAA violated its governing statute, misread its own regulations, and arbitrarily and capriciously failed to calcula...