A suit filed in Kern County Superior Court on behalf of privately owned Mountain Valley Airport LLC argues that glider pilots have established a public easement stretching up to 500 feet in the air above the Tehachapi Mountain. If this claim holds up in court, it could rule out the possibility of building wind turbines there. The airport’s attorney said the legal action appears to be without precedent in its strategy to claim the airspace, and that the suit could help define wind as a property right. Read more about the Tehachapi Lawsuit.