Category Archives: Beech Ridge

California has a novel idea to protect birds and bats. Don’t build wind plants where they fly! UPDATE: VIDEO SHOWS WHY!

Video link courtesy of Jon Boone: Now to the original text: According to the Californian.com, a new “Report paves way for wildlife-friendly wind power in Monterey County.” So, exactly how do they achieve this ground-breaking harmony between endangered species and … Continue reading

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Environmental groups say turbines will kill bats. Wind power developer says yes, but not “that” bat.

Here we go …  (article supplied text in bold) A proposed West Virginia wind power project will harm a tiny, endangered bat and its developers should be [sic] should be required to obtain permits under the Endangered Species Act, attorneys … Continue reading

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Federal Judge asked to halt Beech Ridge windfarm – a matter of bats.

In a Washington Post video, “Retiree David Cowan, a longtime caving fanatic, is asking a federal judge to halt construction of the Beech Ridge windfarm, arguing that the windfarm will kill endangered bats. The lawsuit pits Chicago-based Invenergy Inc., a … Continue reading

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“Bat-gate: Cover-up at the Beech Ridge wind facility” – Editorial from the Industrial Wind Action Group

Following on the heels of today’s earlier post at Allegheny Treasures regarding the upcoming court case brought by the Mountain Communities for Responsible Energy (MCRE) against Beech Ridge Energy, the Industrial Wind Action Group offers this editorial:  “Bat-gate: Cover-up at … Continue reading

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