Tag Archives: Industrial wind endangered species

“Will AES continue to get special treatment from the WVPSC?”

On November 26, 2008, the Public Service Commission of West Virginia (PSC) granted a Siting Certificate for AES Laurel Mountain, Inc. (AES) to construct a wind project on Laurel Mountain between Elkins (Randolph County) and Belington (Barbour County), West Virginia. … Continue reading

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Maryland Attorney General requires regulators to consider endangered species when permitting wind projects. Full text of opinion here.

From the Cumberland Times:  Attorney general: Endangered species a factor in wind power — ANNAPOLIS (AP) — An opinion from the Maryland Attorney General’s Office says state utility regulators have to consider Maryland’s endangered species when deciding on wind power … Continue reading

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Cumberland (MD) Times-News: “Wind farm opponents seeking clarification on federal court ruling”

Excellent article from the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News, an increasingly important source of regional issues: Published: February 03, 2010 11:50 pm Wind farm opponents seeking clarification on federal court ruling (Feel recent decision could impact projects in Western Maryland) Megan Miller Cumberland … 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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