Category Archives: Beech Ridge

Animal Welfare Institute requests U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service analyze all direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts on wildlife at Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project.

The following comments were submitted to the US Fish & Wildlife Service on behalf of the Animal Welfare Institute (“AWI”) and David G. Cowan with regard to the construction and operation of turbines at the Beech Ridge wind energy facility … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project: “The USFWS is fully aware of the need to address the cumulative environmental impacts of wind energy development in the central Appalachian region.”

Mr. Rick Webb of VA Wind, submitted the following comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the Invenergy Beech Ridge Wind Project: AT Note:  Rick Webb is a Senior Scientist with the Department of Environmental Sciences at the … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project: “denial of the incidental take permit resulting in the full termination of project construction must be considered a viable option.”

Letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service regarding Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project September 19, 2010 Ms. Laura Hill, Assistant Field Supervisor U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service West Virginia Field Office 694 Beverly Pike Elkins, WV 26241 (Via email … Continue reading

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WV Master Naturalists warn US Fish and Wildlife Service of “irreparable environmental damage” resulting from construction of Beech Ridge Wind Project.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service, reacting to public requests, extended the period for submitting public comments to the USFWS concerning the EIS (environmental impact statement) preparation on the proposed incidental take permit for the Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project … Continue reading

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Due to “substantial public interest,” the US Fish and Wildlife Service extends Beech Ridge wind project public comment period.

We thank Judy Rodd, Director of the citizen group Friends of Blackwater, for providing this publication in the Federal Register announcing the extension of the comment period relative to the “Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for Issuance of an … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Allegheny Front Alliance appeal of the Pinnacle industrial wind project.

As mentioned in a previous post, the Allegheny Front Alliance has filed a “petition for reconsideration” in the matter of the WV Public Service Commission action granting a citing certificate for the purpose of constructing an industrial wind installation on Green … Continue reading

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Settlement reached at Beech Ridge industrial wind installation.

h/t Allegheny Front Alliance From the Charleston Daily Mail: Wednesday January 27, 2010 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A Maryland developer has agreed not to build 24 turbines and will abandon 31 proposed sites at a West Virginia wind farm, settling … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge industrial wind Court Injunction and Summary documents.

Courtesy of the Mountain Community for Responsible Energy: Judge Titus ruling: Summary: Related Post:  “Federal Judge halts Beech Ridge industrial wind project!“

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Federal Judge halts Beech Ridge industrial wind project!

From the Industrial Wind Action Group: Federal judge halts Greenbrier wind project A federal district court judge in Maryland placed a huge roadblock in the path of a planned industrial wind facility in northern Greenbrier County, saying construction of the … Continue reading

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Beech Ridge industrial wind project will bring around 487 million new jobs to West Virginia!

A recent study has shown that, should the Beech Ridge wind project be allowed to proceed, approximately 487 million West Virginians will find employment, directly or indirectly, as a result. Well, 487 million is only approximate … and, truth be … Continue reading

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