Blowin' in the Wind Upheld by Washington Supreme Court
Green Building Law Update
OCTOBER 4, 2013
In a case important beyond the State of Washington, the State’s highest court expressly acknowledged the dynamic tension of balancing the competing interests of the ecology versus generating electricity, coming down on the side of electricity, all be it renewable energy from wind turbines. The Washington legislature created the Energy Facility Siting Evaluation Council establishing an expedited and centralized process for reviewing potential energy sites in the State.