Tag Archives: Indiana Bats

USFWS AGREES TO RECONSIDER SHAFFER MOUNTAIN BIOLOGICAL OPINION

PRESS RELEASE (Contact: Laura Jackson, Pres., Save Our Allegheny Ridges (SOAR), (814) 652–‐9268) FACED WITH NOTICE OF ESA VIOLATIONS, FWS AGREES TO RECONSIDER SHAFFER MOUNTAIN BIOLOGICAL OPINION The federally endangered Indiana bat won a significant reprieve recently when the U.S. … Continue reading

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SAVE WESTERN MARYLAND SUES CONSTELLATION ENERGY FOR VIOLATION OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

From the office of Attorney Kimberly A. Connaughton: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2010   SAVE WESTERN MARYLAND SUES CONSTELLATION ENERGY FOR VIOLATION OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT Save Western Maryland filed a federal lawsuit against Constellation Energy Group and … Continue reading

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Constellation Energy wind farm may include condominium resort for Indiana and Virginia “big-eared” bats.

I couldn’t believe it either, but according to an article in the Cumberland (MD) Times-News, Constellation spokesman Larry McDonnell said of plans to install massive wind turbines on Backbone Mountain in Garrett County, “We will commit to developing Indiana bat … Continue reading

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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

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Baltimore Sun: “WV wind farm bows to bats, as issue arises in MD” UPDATE: Commentary from Jon Boone

From the Baltimore Sun Environmental Blog, B’MoreGreen, as posted by Tim Wheeler FEBRUARY 1, 2010 WV wind farm bows to bats, as issue arises in MD A West Virginia wind farm developer has agreed to scale back its project and … Continue reading

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Environmental groups say turbines will kill bats. Wind power developer says yes, but not “that” bat.

Here we go …  (article supplied text in bold) A proposed West Virginia wind power project will harm a tiny, endangered bat and its developers should be [sic] should be required to obtain permits under the Endangered Species Act, attorneys … Continue reading

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