AT&T Mobility, CTIA, the wireless association, the NAB, National Association of Tower Erectors and PCIA, the Wireless Infrastructure Association, asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Feb. 6 to deny a petition from three environmental groups seeking a judicial review of the FCC’s April 11, 2006, order on migratory bird-tower collisions.
The environmental groups include the Forest Conservation Council, American Bird Conservancy and Friends of the Earth. They are seeking a review of the FCC order for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act.
The filing group argues that the court should deny the petition because the environment groups based their statement of facts on material not submitted “in the adjudicatory proceeding at issue in this case.”
Even if these "crucial procedural deficiency" were not considered, the environmental groups' petition has "substantive flaws," the filing says, including:
To read the filing in its entirety, visit: www.nab.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=News_Room&CONTENTID=8173&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm.