Tag Archives: Frank Maisano

“Just the facts, ma’am.”

I’ve taken a bit of a break here at Allegheny Treasures.  The original focus of the blog was industrial wind in the Alleghenies but, with a lot of help, the effort expanded a bit.  In recent weeks I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 9, 2012

Items of interest: 1:The Allegheny Front Alliance sends us two articles of local interest: By 2013, Western Md. could have more wind turbines – Times News Edison VP responds to W.Va. noise complaints – Times News (Glad to see industrial wind’s … Continue reading

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Breaking: American Wind Energy Association opposes industrial wind.

I know … I could hardly believe it myself when I stumbled onto it, but the evidence was right there in black and white.  Imagine my surprise when I found that Dr. Wayne Spiggle and the American Wind Energy Association … Continue reading

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It’s all about making money, not about renewable energy

The following letter to the editor appeared in the Cumberland (MD) Times-News on April 10, 2011: To the Editor, If doubt remains that the industrial wind business is gasping for air, you only need read Frank Maisano’s recent attack on … Continue reading

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The tale of “The Much Maligned Tomato”

We are happy to publish the following commentary, which was submitted by a reader: Once upon a time, a long, long, time ago, there was a mystical island known as “Merry Old England.”  It was called that because all of … Continue reading

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To borrow from the late, great Edwin Starr: “Wind, huh, yeah, What is it good for? Absolutely nothing! Uh-huh!”

At least that’s what a growing number of citizen’s feel about industrial wind’s ability to serve as a viable energy source.  And now that wind industry spokesman Frank Maisano has confirmed that “no one — except the tried and true … Continue reading

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Frank Maisano and the “merry handful”

What happened Mr. Maisano!  Didn’t you get the memo?  You won!  There’s nothing standing in the way of the Pinnacle Wind project, and there hasn’t been since the WV PSC gave permission months ago.  In fact, if US WindForce had … Continue reading

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Frank Maisano: “There he goes again.”

To borrow a phrase from the opening of Mr. Frank Maisano’s most recent letter to the editor:  “There he goes again.”  The “he” I refer to in this little post is, however, Mr. Maisano. Rapidly becoming my one of my … Continue reading

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Wind opponent asks questions. Wind Rep does scene from “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.”

In an opinion piece at the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News titled, “It’s time to tackle climate change through wind energy,” wind representative Frank Maisano challenged a letter to the editor in which the writer asked specific questions about industrial wind. Typical … Continue reading

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