Tag Archives: Camp Allegheny

The view from Brightside Acres: Highland New Wind Development and the Endangered Species Act

From our good friends at Brightside Acres: Never Give Up Tuesday May 18, 2010 “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Legal issues facing Highland New Wind Development (HNWD) will most-certainly delay construction of the … Continue reading

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C’mon Governor Manchin … if you’re too busy to do what you committed, just say so!

Governor Manchin, When I first addressed the (in my mind) urgent issue of the West Virginia State Historical Preservation Office and mitigation of industrial wind’s assault on historic sites, some of my friends suggested I be patient and positive.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Virginia hearing examiner recommends SCC dismiss DHR’s case against wind developer.

From our friends at Brightside Acres: Hearing Examiner Recommends SCC Dismiss DHR’s Case Saturday January 30, 2010 On January 25, Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) Hearing Examiner Alexander Skirpan issued a ten-page report concluding with the recommendation that the Commission … Continue reading

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Highland Citizens suggest Highland County (VA) Supervisors Liable for Non-compliance with Endangered Species Act.

From VAWind:  Highland County Supervisors Liable for Non-compliance with Endangered Species Act Wood Rogers PLC, the Roanoke law firm representing Highland Citizens, has advised the Highland County Board of Supervisors that allowing Highland New Wind Development to proceed without the … Continue reading

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Letter to Virginia DHR Director – Please don’t forget your friends in West Virginia!

From Brightside Acres:  “Letter to DHR Director” December 4, 2009 Kathleen Kilpatrick, Director Virginia Department of Historic Resources 2801 Kensington Avenue Richmond, VA 23221 RE: Highland New Wind Development, LLC SCC Case No. PUE-2005-00101 Dear Ms. Kilpatrick: Thank you for … Continue reading

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To understand the impact of industrial wind on Camp Allegheny, simply look on the Brightside!

Think the windtoon message sounds silly?  How about if the same government agency that told you 18 historic sites would be negatively impacted by the installation of an industrial wind complex decided that a check for $10,000 would solve the … Continue reading

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Email to Governor Joe Manchin questioning the decision by the WV Division of Culture and History to allow wind installations to negatively impact historic sites.

  In an earlier post I committed to ask Governor Joe Manchin his position of the “sale of landmarks” issue discussed in this post: “A question for the WV Division of Culture and History – What’s a Historic Civil War … Continue reading

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A question for the WV Division of Culture and History – What’s a Historic Civil War Site go for these days?

Funny thing about these industrial wind deals.  The more questions you think you answer, the more questions that pop up. A couple of days ago, we had a piece on the fire sale of 18 historic landmarks negatively impacted by … Continue reading

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