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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
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
Posted in Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Allegheny Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Archives, Bat/Bird Kills, Eagles, Endangered Species Act Tagged Allegheny Highlands Alliance, American Wind Energy Association, baldeagle, eagle deaths, Endangered Species Act, Golden Eagle, incidental take permit, Marc Duchamp, Save Our Eagles International, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, wind farm Comments Off on Allegheny Highlands Alliance comments on new Eagle “take” permits.
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
Posted in Appalachian Mountains Tagged Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Appalachia, Appalachian Mountains, Birthplace of Rivers, Cranberry Wilderness, Monongahela National Forest, Pew Charitable Trusts, United States, United States Forest Service, West Virginia, West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest Leave a comment
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
Posted in Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Allegheny Mountains, industrial wind failure, Mineral County WV, Western Maryland Wind Tagged Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Dan's Mountain Wind force LLC, Dans Mountain, David K. Friend, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Laurel Renewable Partners LLC, Pinnacle Wind Force LLC, US WindForce LLC, Western Maryland Wind, Wind energy, wind energy performance, WV Public Service Commission, WV wind 7 Comments
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
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, industrial wind failure, industrial wind poor performance, Virginia Wind, West Virginia Wind Tagged a cluttered sky, Allegheny Highlands Alliance, appalachian wind farms, Dominion Resources, Mineral County WV, Pinnacle Wind Farm, PJM gird, Renewable Energy, Rick Webb, VA Wind, Wind Power, wind to work 1 Comment
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
Posted in Allegheny Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Electric Grid, Electricity baseload, Environment, Friends and Citizens Groups, industrial wind failure, industrial wind poor performance Tagged allegheny front, Allegheny Highlands Alliance, industrial wind, Industrial Wind Performance, Wind energy, wind farm, Wind Power, wind turbine nacelle Leave a comment
“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
A Day Out With Zuli
AT Note: For best quality, please view in full screen.
Posted in Allegheny Front Alliance, Allegheny Highlands Alliance, Appalachian Mountains, Archives, Bat/Bird Kills, Friends and Citizens Groups Tagged Allegheny Front Alliance, Allegheny Highlands Alliance, blackwater falls, Friends of Blackwater, industrial wind, Industrial Wind Environment, laurel mountain preservation association, mountaineer wind project, pinnacle wv, Save Western Maryland, west virginia mountains, wind turbine bat kills, zulima palacio Leave a comment
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
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