Washington State Supreme Ct. Decision on Wind Power Turbine Permits


The Washington State Supreme Court issued a decision on November 20 supporting statewide laws on wind energy turbine siting.  The Court held that state laws on turbine site permits preempted  local/county land use and zoning rules regarding turbine siting. Residents Opposed to Kittitas Turbines v. State Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, No. 81332-9 and No. 81427-9 (Nov. 20, 2008).  Case [...]