Tagged Legal

Wind energy under discussion #KS

By National Wind Watch Members of the House Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee, including Rep. Mark Schreiber of Emporia, have spent the last several days hearing testimony regarding wind farms. The committee heard testimony from proponents and opponents of a bill that would impose heavy restrictions on new wind energy developments across the state. The…

Oregon business leaders urge lawmakers to pass Clean Energy Jobs bill

By Kelsey Misbrener More than 70 Oregon business executives, entrepreneurs, investors and other professionals sent a letter to state lawmakers on Wednesday urging them to pass the Clean Energy Jobs bill (H.B. 2020). According to the letter signed by Oregon members, supporters and partners of the national, nonpartisan business group E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), the groundbreaking…

Climate and Controversy

By Joel Stronberg As a locus for fact-finding and evaluating competing claims while the political branches are deadlocked, the courtroom can be the perfect neutral venue for debating climate science, policy responses, and who should pay. Current litigation could tee up such conclusions. Juliana v US is the case most think of when it comes…

Should Lake Erie Have Legal Rights?

By Steve Hanley On February 26, voters in Toledo, Ohio will have a chance to approve a ballot initiative known as the Lake Erie Bill of Rights. If it passes, how will it help prevent the algae blooms and phosphorous pollution that poisons the lake? Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Tower firm Ambau files for insolvency

Ambau, a German manufacturer that has been making wind turbine towers and offshore wind turbine foundation and transition pieces since 1993, applied to the Cuxhaven District Court to open insolvency proceedings. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Maine’s new Governor ends wind moratorium

By Michelle Froese Gov. Mills has signed an order to end Maine’s moratorium on wind-turbine permits. Governor Janet Mills, D-Maine, has signed an Executive Order to end a moratorium on wind-turbine permits. This order clarifies that state agencies with the legal authority to issue permits can once again do their work with Maine’s local communities…

Australian Court Rejects New Coal Mine

By Joshua S Hill An Australian court has rejected an appeal to build a new coal mine in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley, citing “significant adverse impacts” and “dire consequences” for the environment and greenhouse gas emissions. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Wind energy focus of Tuesday meeting #MI

By National Wind Watch NORTH BRANCH – Lapeer County Citizens WindWatch, a group of northern Lapeer County residents concerned about the possible effects of a proposed wind turbine project in their communities will hold a Wind Energy Policy Forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 19) at the North Branch Wesleyan Church. The meeting will feature…

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