Apr 202017

Steens Wilderness area won’t be generating power any time soon.
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A federal court has killed a large wind energy project in southeast Oregon over concerns about a declining sage grouse population that needs the area to breed.

The U.S. District Court in Portland quashed plans for the project Tuesday, bringing an end the lengthy litigation over the proposal by Columbia Energy Partners.

Here’s the story in the Oregonian. Click here.

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