Desert Protective Council v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20219
No(s). 13-55561 (9th Cir. Nov 19, 2015)

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that BLM complied with NEPA and FLPMA in allowing the construction of a utility-scale wind project in California's Sonoran Desert. BLM sufficiently evaluated and disclosed the environmental impacts of the wind energy facility project under NEPA. Envi...