Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Federal Approval of Tule Wind Project over Eagle-Based Challenge

Here is the opinion in Protect Our Communities v. Jewell.

From the syllabus:

The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of federal agencies and officials and intervenor Tule Wind, LLC in an action challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to grant a right-of-way on federal lands in southeast San Diego County, permitting Tule Wind to construct and operate a wind energy project.


POC Opening Brief

Backcountry Against Dumps Opening Brief

Answer Brief

POC Reply

Related lower court materials here.