Sierra Club Suing Department of Defense to Speed Up Wind Projects
ierra Club sues Pentagon over wind farm delay (6/29/06) doesn't relate specifically to offshore wind, though it could. According to the article, the Sierra Club is suing the Department of Defense for failing to complete a study on the impact that several Midwest wind projects will have on military radar. In the absence of the studies, the projects cannot be permitted by the FAA. A AWEA spokesperson has this quote:
Concern over the outcome of the Defense Department study has created an ''uncertain situation'' for developers considering new wind farm projects, said Christine Real de Azua, a spokeswoman for the American Wind Energy Association.