Department of Interior/Fish and Wildlife Service Release Final Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines

2012-03-23T11:18:45+00:00

This morning the Department of Interior, and specifically the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, released the final version of its land-based wind energy guidelines. The voluntary guidelines are intended to address "wildlife conservation concerns at all stages" of wind development, and are the result of a five-year process that included federal and state agencies, Native [...]

Department of Interior/Fish and Wildlife Service Release Final Land-Based Wind Energy Guidelines2012-03-23T11:18:45+00:00

Washington State Supreme Ct. Decision on Wind Power Turbine Permits

2008-11-24T17:54:47+00:00

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 [...]

Washington State Supreme Ct. Decision on Wind Power Turbine Permits2008-11-24T17:54:47+00:00