Highland New Wind Development, LLC and the Highland County (VA) Board of Supervisors face lawsuit if they continue turbine construction in defiance of the Endangered Species Act.

From the Industrial Wind Action Group:  Highland New Wind notified of intent to sue under U.S. Endangered Species Act

May 14, 2010 by William S. Eubanks II and Eric R. Glitzenstein

Summary:

Concerned citizens and conservationists have joined with the Animal Welfare Institute and the public-interest law firm, Meyer Glitzenstein and Crystal, to notify Highland New Wind Development, LLC and the Highland County Board of Supervisors of their intent to sue if HNWD proceeds with turbine construction in defiance of the Endangered Species Act. Earlier this year HNWD “promised” the county supervisors that it would obtain the required Incidental Take Permit (ITP). The notice letter can be downloaded by clicking on the link(s) at the bottom of this page.

Full notice here for your convenience:

Direct links also here:

Web link: http://www.vawind.org/Assets/Docs/051410/HNWD_Noti…

Download File(s): HNWD_Notice_Letter-051410.pdf (533.57 kB)

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