17 Sep '12, 10am

US government sued over windfarm development ban #green

US government sued over windfarm development ban #green

The committee had ruled that Ralls Corporation’s proposed windfarms would provide a threat to national security. The lawsuit states: "CFIUS violated the foregoing principles and well-established law when it issued an order subjecting plaintiff Ralls Corporation to draconian obligations in connection with Ralls’s acquisition of four small Oregon companies whose assets consisted solely of windfarm development rights, including land rights to construct the windfarms, power purchase agreements, and necessary government permits." It said that CFIUS had not explained any reasons for its decision, and that in any case it had exceeded its powers. Earlier this year, Ralls Corporation bought the rights to four companies, which held land rights to build windfarms in Oregon. However, shortly after Ralls acquired the firms, the US Navy expressed concerns with regard to the location of ...

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