Category Archives: Allegheny Front Alliance

“the “bizarro world” of industrial wind energy policy”

Thanks to Frank O’Hara of West Virginia’s Allegheny Front Alliance (AFA) for pointing us to this excellent post at MasterResource – Testimony Against Industrial Wind Power (Kevon Martis before the Ohio Senate and House Public Utilities Committees) Please visit MasterResource … Continue reading

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A Day Out With Zuli

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John Terry on industrial wind: “one wonders what unintended consequence will occur next?”

The Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News recently published a commentary written by Mr. John Terry of Montrose, WV.  We thank Mr. Terry for permission to post this enhanced version of the original article. AT Notes:  Please use the features of the Scribd embed … Continue reading

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AFA comments to USFWS on Eastern Small-Footed Bat and the Northern Long-Eared Bat

The Allegheny Front Alliance submitted the following letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service regarding the plight of the Eastern Small-Footed Bat and the Northern Long-Eared Bat.  It should be noted that the AFA has great concern about the … Continue reading

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Save Western Maryland serves Roth Rock developers with formal notice of intent to sue.

Following this statement from Save Western Maryland is the full text of the notice of intent to sue: For Immediate Release July 25, 2010 Save Western Maryland joined the Maryland Conservation Council and several concerned citizens in a July 20, … Continue reading

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West Virginia PSC rules in favor of wind developer. What’s next for citizen group?

When local citizens formed the Allegheny Front Alliance to fight the proposed industrial wind installation on Green Mountain above Keyser, WV, I suspect they knew it would be a difficult task.  After all, the primary source of information about wind … Continue reading

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WV Public Service Commission denies petition to reconsider, authorizing Pinnacle Wind Force LLC to proceed with Mineral County, WV facility.

“The Commission denies a petition to reconsider its Order authorizing Pinnacle Wind Force, LLC to construct and operate a $13 1 million wholesale electric generating facility, including about 23 wind turbines (the Project), on Green Mountain in Mineral County, West … Continue reading

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The arrogance of small community politicians.

Funny, the things you find.  Take this little letter posted at the WV Public Service Commission web site.  A quick peek for “Pinnacle” and then a look at activities list associated and up pops this: My first thought was … … Continue reading

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“Life Under A Windplant” – a cautionary tale playing out across the country.

Frank O’Hara sent a troubling article to me today titled:  Wind turbines stir up bad feelings, health concerns in DeKalb County The Chicago Tribune article begins with this:  “Months have passed since anyone has waved hello to one another in … Continue reading

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Enjoy the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service live eagle cam.

The eagle nest is located approximately 75 miles from Washington, D.C. on the campus of The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ National Conservation Training Center. The campus is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, along the Potomac River. Courtesy of the Outdoor … Continue reading

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