Category Archives: John Bambacus

Frank Maisano: “There he goes again.”

To borrow a phrase from the opening of Mr. Frank Maisano’s most recent letter to the editor:  “There he goes again.”  The “he” I refer to in this little post is, however, Mr. Maisano. Rapidly becoming my one of my … Continue reading

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John Bambacus – “The Exploitation of Our Region’s Natural Resources”

AT Note:  This important letter has appeared in several publications, and we thank Mr. Bambacus for granting permission to post here: The Exploitation of Our Region’s Natural Resources Consider this for a moment: The City of Frostburg is providing city … Continue reading

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New Garrett County (MD) Commissioners asked to enact industrial wind moratorium.

AT Note:  Following is the text of a recent letter sent to the newly elected Garrett County (Maryland) Commissioners by Mr. John Bambacus.  We thank Mr. Bambacus for allowing us to post. Commissioners-elect Raley, Crawford and Gatto Nearly two years … Continue reading

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Maryland industrial wind logic: “They had their privacy for years, and that’s being disturbed and interrupted. But the county has done what it had to do.”

I always liked folks who, when finding they screwed up, take the hit.  No qualifiers, no excuses! So, we’ve got one of this country’s largest utility in the process of constructing a $140 Million wind project which will plop more … Continue reading

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Is it not reasonable to ask, “When will the commissioners provide compelling evidence showing how a massive industrial wind presence in Garrett County will do anything other than junk up our electricity supply in the process raising costs for rate and taxpayers?”

Former Maryland State Senator John Bambacus writes at the Cumberland Times-News March 31, 2010 Why place mountains at risk? To the Editor: Cumberland Times-News — In the case of the recent devastation and destruction of the Eagle Rock community on … Continue reading

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Further details on Maryland AG opinion regarding protection of endangered species.

From the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News March 24, 2010 Protection of endangered species DNR’s responsibility AG: Agency has final say during wind project permitting process Kevin Spradlin Cumberland Times-News — CUMBERLAND — A Maryland attorney general’s opinion that lays the protection … Continue reading

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Industrial Wind: Is there “a shift in the climate of opinion?”

Many readers of Allegheny Treasures point to a significant reassessment of industrial wind’s potential as a reliable source of “clean and green” power.  We note, in a piece by RocNow’s Steve Orr, he writes:  “Some say the shine has worn … Continue reading

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Cumberland (MD) Times-News: “Wind farm opponents seeking clarification on federal court ruling”

Excellent article from the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News, an increasingly important source of regional issues: Published: February 03, 2010 11:50 pm Wind farm opponents seeking clarification on federal court ruling (Feel recent decision could impact projects in Western Maryland) Megan Miller Cumberland … Continue reading

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Maryland Delegates request AG provide opinion on industrial wind impact on endangered species.

After US District Court Justice Roger W. Titus ruled in favor of protection for the endangered Indiana Bat at the proposed Beech Ridge industrial wind project in West Virginia, former Maryland State Senator John Bambacus began the call for Maryland … Continue reading

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