Category Archives: Camp Allegheny
The Highlanders for Responsible Development (HRD) has released the following statement to the press: Threatened by Wind Turbines: Camp Allegheny Nominated for the 2011 Most Endangered Historic Sites Listing of the National Trust for Historic Preservation ———————————————————————————————————– May 15, 2011 … Continue reading
From our good friends at Brightside Acres: Never Give Up Tuesday May 18, 2010 “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Legal issues facing Highland New Wind Development (HNWD) will most-certainly delay construction of the … Continue reading
The article today in The Roanoke Times online edition says simply: “SCC gives go-ahead for wind farm project in Highland County – The state agency dismissed a complaint regarding its “negative impact” on a viewshed.” A viewshed? … a “negative impact” … Continue reading
From our friends at Brightside Acres: Hearing Examiner Recommends SCC Dismiss DHR’s Case Saturday January 30, 2010 On January 25, Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) Hearing Examiner Alexander Skirpan issued a ten-page report concluding with the recommendation that the Commission … Continue reading
Allegheny Treasures comments on West Virginia Public Service Commission siting approval for Mineral County, WV.
First, a disclaimer. Allegheny Treasures, while supporting the philosophy of groups opposing industrial wind as a viable source of the country’s energy needs, has no direct relationship to any citizen group. This blog is an amateur effort formed simply to … Continue reading
Highland Citizens suggest Highland County (VA) Supervisors Liable for Non-compliance with Endangered Species Act.
From VAWind: Highland County Supervisors Liable for Non-compliance with Endangered Species Act Wood Rogers PLC, the Roanoke law firm representing Highland Citizens, has advised the Highland County Board of Supervisors that allowing Highland New Wind Development to proceed without the … Continue reading
Virginia DHR claims industrial wind developer “deliberately misstated” and “deliberately misrepresented” facts.
From The Pocahontas Times via National Wind Watch: Virginia agency says wind developer “misstating” facts Credit: Geoff Hamill, Staff Writer, The Pocahontas Times http://www.pocahontastimes.com, 31 December 2009 The Virginia Department of Historical Resources (DHR) claimed a wind energy developer has … Continue reading
From Brightside Acres: What Happened Today? Tuesday December 22, 2009 This morning, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) Hearing Examiner asked the legal counsel for both the Department of Historic Resources (DHR), represented by the Attorney General’s office, and Highland … Continue reading
From Brightside Acres: Update on December 22 Hearing Monday December 21, 2009 A whole lot besides really bad weather has happened since December 14. Today, Virginia State Corporation Commission Hearing Examiner, Alexander Skirpan held a “telephonic pre-hearing conference” pursuant to … Continue reading
From Brightside Acres: Defining The Public Interest Monday December 21, 2009 On March 1, 2007, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) Hearing Examiner submitted a Report to the Commissioners wherein he made the following finding: “Construction and operation of the … Continue reading