Category Archives: Friends and Citizens Groups

Wind to Work

We thank the Allegheny Highlands Alliance for granting permission to post their most recent video titled, “Wind to Work.” The Allegheny Highlands Alliance (AHA) is a consortium of citizen/environment organizations with membership in five states along the Allegheny Front. AHA … Continue reading

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A Day Out With Zuli

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Petition Pennsylvania to halt industrial wind in state forests.

An urgent message from our friends at SOAR – Save Our Allegheny Ridges: Pennsylvania’s state forests should be managed for pure water, recreation, scenic beauty, plant and animal habitat, and sustainable timber.  Industrial wind turbine projects should not be constructed … Continue reading

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Wind Wise Radio – Internet Wind Energy Talk

Thanks to John Terry for pointing us to Wind Wise Radio – the home of internet wind energy talk. Join them every Sunday Night, between 7 and 8pm, for an hour of live interviews with leading experts, discussion, exchange, rumour, tête-à-tête, … Continue reading

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The noise from these windmills is so great that it is impossible to live near them.

Mr. Richard Braithwaite, of Keyser, WV, is one of several families negatively impacted by the Pinnacle industrial wind project.  The project, owned by Edison Mission Energy, is located along a ridgeline on Green Mountain, above Keyser,WV.  The project is scheduled … Continue reading

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“Letter From Your Country Cousin.”

We thank John Terry for granting permission to post his very entertaining and informative “Letter From Your Country Cousin.” As Mr. Terry notes:  “At its least, this piece presents some interesting pictures to explore. At its best, it prompts the … Continue reading

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US Fish and Wildlife Service must make wind energy guidelines mandatory!

The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently solicited comments regarding guidelines designed to protect wildlife from the vast expansion of industrial wind and insure that any intrusion into their fragile habitat meets the requirements under the various laws and treaties … Continue reading

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Camp Allegheny Battlefield Nominated for the 2011 Most Endangered Historic Sites Listing

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

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Eagle – Schmeagle! … “by the time problems are unveiled in post-construction monitoring, they’ve sold the facility.”

Thanks to Rick Webb of VA Wind for pointing us to a posting at North American Windpower:  “FWS Official To Wind Developers: Our Door Is Always Open” The title of the article might be a bit misleading if you read … Continue reading

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Wisconsin PSC’S wind energy siting rules challenged in court.

“The battle here in WI rages on!” – Fran Kunz According to the filing, “the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (“PSC”) has been sued for failing to conduct an environmental review of the agency’s recently proposed wind energy siting rules under … Continue reading

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