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Tag Archives: Beech Ridge Windfarm
Animal Welfare Institute requests U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service analyze all direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts on wildlife at Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project.
The following comments were submitted to the US Fish & Wildlife Service on behalf of the Animal Welfare Institute (“AWI”) and David G. Cowan with regard to the construction and operation of turbines at the Beech Ridge wind energy facility … Continue reading
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Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project: “The USFWS is fully aware of the need to address the cumulative environmental impacts of wind energy development in the central Appalachian region.”
Mr. Rick Webb of VA Wind, submitted the following comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the Invenergy Beech Ridge Wind Project: AT Note: Rick Webb is a Senior Scientist with the Department of Environmental Sciences at the … Continue reading
WV Master Naturalists warn US Fish and Wildlife Service of “irreparable environmental damage” resulting from construction of Beech Ridge Wind Project.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service, reacting to public requests, extended the period for submitting public comments to the USFWS concerning the EIS (environmental impact statement) preparation on the proposed incidental take permit for the Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project … Continue reading
Maryland Delegates request AG provide opinion on industrial wind impact on endangered species.
After US District Court Justice Roger W. Titus ruled in favor of protection for the endangered Indiana Bat at the proposed Beech Ridge industrial wind project in West Virginia, former Maryland State Senator John Bambacus began the call for Maryland … Continue reading
Settlement reached at Beech Ridge industrial wind installation.
h/t Allegheny Front Alliance From the Charleston Daily Mail: Wednesday January 27, 2010 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A Maryland developer has agreed not to build 24 turbines and will abandon 31 proposed sites at a West Virginia wind farm, settling … Continue reading
Federal Judge halts Beech Ridge industrial wind project!
From the Industrial Wind Action Group: Federal judge halts Greenbrier wind project A federal district court judge in Maryland placed a huge roadblock in the path of a planned industrial wind facility in northern Greenbrier County, saying construction of the … Continue reading
Beech Ridge industrial wind project will bring around 487 million new jobs to West Virginia!
A recent study has shown that, should the Beech Ridge wind project be allowed to proceed, approximately 487 million West Virginians will find employment, directly or indirectly, as a result. Well, 487 million is only approximate … and, truth be … Continue reading
Federal Judge asked to halt Beech Ridge windfarm – a matter of bats.
In a Washington Post video, “Retiree David Cowan, a longtime caving fanatic, is asking a federal judge to halt construction of the Beech Ridge windfarm, arguing that the windfarm will kill endangered bats. The lawsuit pits Chicago-based Invenergy Inc., a … Continue reading