Tag Archives: Allegheny Highlands Alliance

Time to focus

For anyone wishing to educate themselves about Industrial Wind, beyond the information made available by the wind industry’s well financed AWEA (American Wind Energy Association), there are excellent sites which continue to provide news, information and studies.  These are operated … Continue reading

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Allegheny Highlands Alliance comments on new Eagle “take” permits.

(Photo Courtesy of Larry Thomas – Pendelton County, WV) Environmental groups and the Senate GOP’s top environmental lawmaker are irate over a revised Interior Department  rule, set to take effect in January, 2014.  The modification will allow the Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Birthplace of Rivers

The producers of the following video suggest we “get to know West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest in this preview of an upcoming episode of ‘This American Land,’ produced in collaboration with The Pew Charitable Trusts.” Many thanks to Larry Thomas … Continue reading

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Who was that masked man?

A little history before I get into today’s topic: Back in October 2011, I posted a little rant titled “Confused in West Virginia.”  My confusion, at the time, had to do with an August 2011 FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) … Continue reading

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Too hot to work?

Several Keyser, WV residents were surprised that during the recent spell of very … very hot days, the 23 massive wind turbines of the Pinnacle wind plant in Mineral County WV sat idle for much of the time.  One would … Continue reading

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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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“How could Senator Manchin get this so wrong?”

We thank Mr. John Terry for permission to post his October 5, 2012 letter to the Editor of The Inter-Mountain (Elkins, WV). Ironically, and you’ll see why when you read the letter, the Editor has not yet published Mr. Terry’s … Continue reading

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A Day Out With Zuli

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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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When it comes to industrial wind, as in all things – “Listen to Your Mother”

The Allegheny Highlands Alliance presents: “Listen to Your Mother – The case for Wind Turbine Decommissioning, Dismantling and Removal Requirements” AT Note:  The Allegheny Highlands Alliance (AHA) is a consortium of citizen/environment organizations with membership in five states along the … Continue reading

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