A Rockland environmental activist has asked the court to block a wind power consortium from intervening in the case he has filed to block a demonstration project off Monhegan Island.

Ron Huber filed papers Feb. 5 in opposition to a request by DeepCWind Consortium to be an intervener in the case he filed Jan. 26.

A motion to allow both the University of Maine and DeepCWind to intervene was filed Feb. 5 in Knox County Superior Court by attorney Jeffrey Thaler. Huber is representing himself.

Huber claims that DeepCWind is not a legal entity and has no rights to intervene.

“The court is being asked to buy a pig in a poke,” Huber said in his Feb. 5 motion.

The Rockland man said he has no opposition to the university seeking intervener status nor to any individuals connected with DeepCWind doing so.

DeepCWind, according to its filing, is a lead party to the pilot wind power project planned for waters off Monhegan.

Huber’s lawsuit seeks to overturn a decision by the Maine Department of Conservation on Dec. 14 to approve the Monhegan project. He claims the designation of waters off Monhegan as a test site violates his constitutional rights to practice his religious stewardship of Penobscot Bay.

Huber said the Maine Department of Conservation failed to meet state laws and guidelines in its selection of the waters off Monhegan as a test site. He said there are many migratory birds that live at times around this site.

No hearings have been scheduled.

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