Posts Tagged ‘court’

Angus Taylor condemns us to another round of energy stupidity | Simon Holmes a Court

It’s not that Taylor is a climate change denier, it’s just that he’d rather work against effective climate policy Just as we begin to imagine life without Tony Abbott undermining every sensible interaction between climate and energy policy, his “energy brain” in the form of the new energy minister, Angus Taylor, is now calling the […]

Government faces court action over ‘illegal’ planning policy

Exclusive: Friends of the Earth says revised national planning policy makes it ‘virtually impossible’ for councils to refuse fracking schemes The government is facing a legal challenge over its new planning policy, which campaigners say was illegally adopted because the government failed to assess its environmental impact. The revised National Planning Policy Framework, published in […]

Iowa Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in turbine case

Northeast Iowa residents have won a fight to remove three large wind energy turbines as the Iowa Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from a wind energy company. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that Tuesday's decision leaves in place an order that Mason Wind and Optimum Renewables must take down the 445-foot turbines built […]

Ex-Missouri governor urges court to allow wind-energy line

Missouri's former governor is urging the state Supreme Court to overturn a decision blocking a 780-mile power line that would carry wind energy across the Midwest. Former Gov. Jay Nixon led arguments Tuesday before the high court on behalf Clean Line Energy Partners. View full post on Wind Power News

Grain Belt Wind Line files Appeal with Missouri Supreme Court

Rejected by Missouri utility regulators, officials with a $2 billion wind-power transmission project are appealing to the state's highest court for help. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line project was shot down in August by the Missouri Public Service Commission. View full post on Wind Power News

High court deals another blow to Clean Line project

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Wind power company owed $28M by federal government asks court to force payment

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Kansas wind industry won’t wait for court drama to end

Kansas’ abundant wind power was poised to help the Sunflower State and several surrounding neighbors comply with new federal requirements to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. View full post on Wind Power News

Donald Trump waiting for Supreme Court ruling over Aberdeenshire wind farm

US presidential candidate Donald Trump is waiting for a ruling on the latest round of his legal fight against an offshore wind farm project near his Scottish golf resort. Mr Trump, president of the Trump Organisation, says the wind farm will spoil the view from his luxury golf links at the Menie Estate. View full […]

Donald Trump takes campaign against windfarms to UK supreme court

Republican presidential contender and golf course owner says planned turbines would be ‘monstrous’ blight on Aberdeenshire coastline Donald Trump, the US presidential contender who has electrified the republican right, will bring his campaign against windfarms to the UK’s supreme court on Thursday. Despite losing at every stage in the Scottish courts, the billionaire property developer […]