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Lawsuit Against Osage County Wind Farm Now Focuses On Mineral Rights

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A government lawsuit against this Osage County wind farm has been amended. A government lawsuit against this Osage County wind farm has been amended.
OSAGE COUNTY, Oklahoma -

The government has amended its lawsuit against the wind farm that's under construction in Osage County.

The government filed suit on behalf of the Osage Nation.

11/21/2014 Related Story: Lawsuit Claims Osage Wind Project Is Breaking The Law

It's no longer trying to stop the construction because the work is too far along. Now it's focusing on the land's mineral rights.

The government claims the groups behind the wind farm didn't get the right approval and leases from the Secretary of the Interior.

The lawsuit also claims the group used minerals it dug up to build the turbines' foundations.

11/21/2014 Related Story: Company Behind Osage Wind Project, 'Benefits Are Far-Reaching'

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