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January 06, 2010

Endangered Species Act, flawed federal court decision used to stop alternative energy project

Author: Brandon Middleton Recall that last month a federal court halted a West Virginia wind energy project based on threats the project posed to the endangered Indiana bat. The court's decision was issued despite the facts that an Indiana bat had never been seen on the project site and that the bat caves of concern ...

December 23, 2009

The two big problems with the Indiana bat decision

Author: Brandon Middleton In response to a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project due to the potential resulting harm the project may have on Indiana bats, the Baltimore Sun's Tim Wheeler asks what the ramifications of the court's decision will be for simlar projects in Maryland: "Will opponents of win ...