Tag Archives: Garrett County Maryland

Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 14, 2012

Items of interest: 1:”During a December commission meeting, (Garrett County, Maryland ) Commissioner Gregan Crawford voiced his concern about the effects of wind turbines on residents and noted that he would be willing to enter into a motion to develop … Continue reading

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John Bambacus – “The Exploitation of Our Region’s Natural Resources”

AT Note:  This important letter has appeared in several publications, and we thank Mr. Bambacus for granting permission to post here: The Exploitation of Our Region’s Natural Resources Consider this for a moment: The City of Frostburg is providing city … Continue reading

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Save Western Maryland serves Roth Rock developers with formal notice of intent to sue.

Following this statement from Save Western Maryland is the full text of the notice of intent to sue: For Immediate Release July 25, 2010 Save Western Maryland joined the Maryland Conservation Council and several concerned citizens in a July 20, … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Wind powered pig flies non-stop from Garrett County, MD to the University of Delaware!

A little while back, Jon Boone wrote a letter to the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News which we happily posted here under the title, Industrial windplants in Western Maryland? Jon Boone says Garrett Countians “deserve far better.” Seems Mr. Boone, and an increasing … Continue reading

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Is it not reasonable to ask, “When will the commissioners provide compelling evidence showing how a massive industrial wind presence in Garrett County will do anything other than junk up our electricity supply in the process raising costs for rate and taxpayers?”

Former Maryland State Senator John Bambacus writes at the Cumberland Times-News March 31, 2010 Why place mountains at risk? To the Editor: Cumberland Times-News — In the case of the recent devastation and destruction of the Eagle Rock community on … 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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“Endangered bat should preclude Garrett (County Maryland) wind farms.”

Letter to the Editor of the Keyser, WV Mineral Daily News-Tribune: Mon Feb 01, 2010, 05:48 PM EST Mt. Lake Park, Md. – Endangered bat should preclude Garrett wind farms (Editor’s note: The following letter was written to the Garrett County … Continue reading

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Wind development projects in Garrett County, Maryland must meet US Fish and Wildlife Service requirements for protection of endangered species.

What follows is a letter written to Maryland DNR Secretary, John Griffin regarding the serious impact of industrial wind on endangered species in the highlands of Western Maryland.  We thank Mr. John Bambacus for his permission to post the letter … 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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Destruction of Backbone Mountain soon to begin, ironically because no one has one!

(Courtesy of Windtoons.com) According to the Baltimore Sun, Constellation Energy will attempt it’s “first venture into generating electricity from wind, though spokesman Lawrence McDonnell said the company has been buying wind power produced in the Midwest. The company also has … Continue reading

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