Tag Archives: Allegheny Mountains

“by all accounts” … well, sorta

Add one more to the list of Federal lawsuits against the Pinnacle wind plant above Keyser, WV. According to The Republic, Ms. Anna Bell Saville has filed suit in federal court asking for an injunction to shut down the 23 … Continue reading

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MD PSC should deny Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC’s request to extend construction start deadline

Editor’s note: We thank Ms. K. Darlene Park for providing us with a copy of the letter she recently sent to the Maryland Public Service Commission in response to the request by Dan’s Mountain Wind Force LLC to extend the … Continue reading

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Industrial wind is a “flexible” electricity generator – for all the wrong reasons.

This exchange between Melissa Francis of the Fox Business Channel and Denise Bode of the American Wind Energy Association is an instant classic.  The interview is titled Wind Energy Tax Credit a Help or Distorting the Market? and can be … Continue reading

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Audubon Society, perhaps seeking to reduce the time spent counting hawks, supports industrial wind.

Here’s one to defy all logic! In his commentary today, “Drawing a line on Shaffer Mountain,” Jack Buchan is concerned that Gamesa, a wind turbine manufacturer headquarted in Spain will be placing the massive structures on Shaffer Mountain, which sits … Continue reading

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Maryland Department of the Environment orders Constellation Energy to immediately cease work at wind farm.

From the Industrial Wind Action Group March 24, 2010 in The Republican(Garrett County Maryland) Work began in earnest this past week in clearing forest land near Eagle Rock just south of Deer Park for the erection of over two dozen … Continue reading

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Industrial windplants in Western Maryland? Jon Boone says Garrett Countians “deserve far better.”

With Mr. Boone’s permission, we post his letter to the Editor, which is currently awaiting publication at the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News. Letter begins: Garrett’s commissioners were the LAST agency to oppose massive wind projects on public lands, well after Senator … Continue reading

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Chugging soon into your home town – “The Green Energy Subsidy Express” – be careful not to play on the tracks!

Via National Wind Watch – “State lowballed cost of green tax breaks” Seems over in Oregon they have a little squabble over subsidies for “green” energy.  The OregonLive.com post suggests that “State officials deliberately underestimated the cost of Gov. Ted … Continue reading

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