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California’s 9th Circuit Hears Appeal on Ivanpah

By Roy L Hales & Robert Lundahl

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1In a remote corner of the Mojave Desert, 15 miles from Las Vegas, stands the expansive Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System. Occupying 5 square miles, the facility seems to swallow up a stunning expanse of desert including animals, plants and now, spiritual and cultural resources.

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The Continuing Struggle for California’s Sacred Sites

Yet another solar project appears to have bitten the dust. California Energy Commission recommends Palen be turned down. The Continuing Struggle for California’s Sacred Sites

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMAnother of California’s original six industrial scale solar projects appears to be failing and the fate of a second is uncertain. Only Ivanpah, now 99% complete, is certain to go online.
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