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Meridian Energy Ltd. v. Wellington City Council (Environment Court, 2007)

Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Side A: Meridian Energy Ltd (Corporation)

Side B: Wellington City Council (Government)

Core objectives: Challenge to city council approval for a wind farm

New Zealand Environment Court upheld approval for a wind farm. The court found that the generation of electricity on a wind farm, which emits no greenhouse gases, is relevant to whether the wind farm should be approved.
Case documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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