Category Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

Braithwaite v Pinnacle Wind, LLC – WV PSC Staff recommends further investigation.

“It is ludicrous to argue that because the Commission possibly had incorrect information before it when it made its decision, it cannot now review that decision. Therefore, Staff believes Pinnacle’s argument that this issue is beyond Commission review should be rejected.” … Continue reading

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Industrial wind’s rubber stamp? “Rather than being effective regulatory agencies, the state authorities have simply opted to be the permitting agencies.”

In the following commentary, Pamela and Arthur Dodds question the effectiveness of state agencies responsible to oversee the permitting process for industrial wind plants: As presented in April 23, 2010 “Wind Action” editorial, in 2009, residents in Sheffield, Vermont, appealed … Continue reading

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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

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In moving against “greenhouse” gas emissions, EPA set to insure power plants utilize latest technology. Will they hold Wind Power plants to the same standards? Logic says they must!

The New York Times reports in its “E.P.A. Moves to Curtail Greenhouse Gas Emissions,” that the agency “would place the greatest burden on 400 power plants, new ones and those undergoing substantial renovation, by requiring them to prove that they … Continue reading

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