"The complaint said the project's approval process failed to analyze and mitigate the Ivanpah plant's impact on migratory birds, the desert tortoise, which is a threatened species under federal law, desert bighorn sheep, groundwater resources and rare plants.
Now I'm not saying it's OK to srtipmine the earth and not resore it. Thats like saying, "I'm going to eat all my food now. Screw saving any for the winter. Thats not rational as is the actions of overspecialized litigation hounds bringing suit.