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A Day Out With Zuli

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AFA comments to USFWS on Eastern Small-Footed Bat and the Northern Long-Eared Bat

The Allegheny Front Alliance submitted the following letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service regarding the plight of the Eastern Small-Footed Bat and the Northern Long-Eared Bat.  It should be noted that the AFA has great concern about the … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for August 22, 2011

Items of interest: 1-James Hansen Smacks Renewable Energy (“The Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy”–and Lovins as dreamer)– Robert Bradley Jr. (MasterResource) 2-Groups Claim Wind Energy Detrimental to W.Va. – Andrea Lannom (WOWK) 3-“The (UK) Ministry of Defence (MoD) is blocking … Continue reading

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The arrogance of small community politicians.

Funny, the things you find.  Take this little letter posted at the WV Public Service Commission web site.  A quick peek for “Pinnacle” and then a look at activities list associated and up pops this: My first thought was … … Continue reading

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Enjoy the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service live eagle cam.

The eagle nest is located approximately 75 miles from Washington, D.C. on the campus of The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ National Conservation Training Center. The campus is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, along the Potomac River. Courtesy of the Outdoor … Continue reading

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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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Allegheny Front Alliance appeals WV Public Service Commission ruling on Pinnacle industrial wind project.

Mr. Frank O’Hara has confirmed to AT that the citizen’s group, Allegheny Front Alliance, has appealed the WV PSC ruling granting a citing certificate to Pinnacle Wind Force LLC for the construction of an industrial wind project on Green Mountain … Continue reading

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Allegheny Front Alliance responds to Mineral County WV industrial wind siting approval.

Frank O’Hara, representing the Allegheny Front Alliance, provided this written statement regarding the decision of the WV Public Service Commission to grant a siting certificate for the Pinnacle Knob project: “The decision made to permit installation of industrial wind turbines … Continue reading

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West Virginia: “It’s Wild” – “It’s Wonderful” and “It’s For Sale!” … CHEAP!

Asking “Can visual impacts be mitigated? West Virginia agency accepts grant offer from wind company,” National Wind Watch brings this article concerning Mineral County, WV and the ongoing debate over the merits of the Pinnacle Knob wind project. Pay very … Continue reading

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California has a novel idea to protect birds and bats. Don’t build wind plants where they fly! UPDATE: VIDEO SHOWS WHY!

Video link courtesy of Jon Boone: Now to the original text: According to the Californian.com, a new “Report paves way for wildlife-friendly wind power in Monterey County.” So, exactly how do they achieve this ground-breaking harmony between endangered species and … Continue reading

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