Category Archives: WVSHPO

Thoughts on the Allegheny Front Alliance appeal of the Pinnacle industrial wind project.

As mentioned in a previous post, the Allegheny Front Alliance has filed a “petition for reconsideration” in the matter of the WV Public Service Commission action granting a citing certificate for the purpose of constructing an industrial wind installation on Green … Continue reading

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C’mon Governor Manchin … if you’re too busy to do what you committed, just say so!

Governor Manchin, When I first addressed the (in my mind) urgent issue of the West Virginia State Historical Preservation Office and mitigation of industrial wind’s assault on historic sites, some of my friends suggested I be patient and positive.  I’ve … Continue reading

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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

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Follow-up email to Governor Manchin regarding monetary mitigation of industrial wind’s negative impact on historic sites.

What follows is text from an email sent December 7, 2009 to Governor Joe Manchin’s representative to express renewed urgency to our email sent to the Governor on November 17, 2009, linked here for your convenience. We felt it important … Continue reading

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More on Camp Allegheny’s ongoing battle with industrial wind.

From the Recorder Online via the excellent resource – National Wind Watch:  “Battlefield bigger than you think” RICHMOND — After months of back and forth with Virginia’s first wind energy facility owners, the Department of Historic Resources has concluded the … Continue reading

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To understand the impact of industrial wind on Camp Allegheny, simply look on the Brightside!

Think the windtoon message sounds silly?  How about if the same government agency that told you 18 historic sites would be negatively impacted by the installation of an industrial wind complex decided that a check for $10,000 would solve the … Continue reading

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Email to Governor Joe Manchin questioning the decision by the WV Division of Culture and History to allow wind installations to negatively impact historic sites.

  In an earlier post I committed to ask Governor Joe Manchin his position of the “sale of landmarks” issue discussed in this post: “A question for the WV Division of Culture and History – What’s a Historic Civil War … Continue reading

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A question for the WV Division of Culture and History – What’s a Historic Civil War Site go for these days?

Funny thing about these industrial wind deals.  The more questions you think you answer, the more questions that pop up. A couple of days ago, we had a piece on the fire sale of 18 historic landmarks negatively impacted by … Continue reading

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