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Who was that masked man?

A little history before I get into today’s topic: Back in October 2011, I posted a little rant titled “Confused in West Virginia.”  My confusion, at the time, had to do with an August 2011 FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) … Continue reading

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Confused in West Virginia

Two years ago, when David Friend, CEO of US WindForce LLC testified before the WV Public Service Commission, he was asked to describe Edison’s relationship with the Pinnacle wind project currently under construction on the Allegheny Front above Keyser, West … Continue reading

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West Virginia PSC rules in favor of wind developer. What’s next for citizen group?

When local citizens formed the Allegheny Front Alliance to fight the proposed industrial wind installation on Green Mountain above Keyser, WV, I suspect they knew it would be a difficult task.  After all, the primary source of information about wind … Continue reading

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Allegheny Front Alliance appeals WV Public Service Commission ruling on Pinnacle industrial wind project.

Mr. Frank O’Hara has confirmed to AT that the citizen’s group, Allegheny Front Alliance, has appealed the WV PSC ruling granting a citing certificate to Pinnacle Wind Force LLC for the construction of an industrial wind project on Green Mountain … Continue reading

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Industrial wind plant slated for Mineral County, WV receives PSC approval.

Allegheny Treasures is not surprised by the decision of the WV PSC to permit installation of this costly, yet ineffective source of energy that will prove so destructive to our region.  We believe the PSC may well be limited in … Continue reading

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Mineral County, WV awaiting PSC decision on industrial wind plant.

What follows is a refreshingly thorough article on the pending decision by the West Virginia Public Service Commission regarding the US WindForce LLC application to construct industrial wind turbines on the Allegheny Front above Keyser, WV. We compliment the excellent … Continue reading

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“I get confused sometimes. There’s an Edison Mission Group and Edison Mission Energy, and there’s a little bit of synonymous use of the two names.”

I’m very confused too, Mr. Friend.  In fact, what you said in the quote I used for this title is pretty much how I feel after reading an article by Richard Kerns in the (Keyser, WV) Mineral Daily News-Tribune last … Continue reading

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WV State Historic Preservation Officer thinks adverse effects of wind turbines on historic sites worth around $17.39/turbine/year. Wait! You can’t be serious?

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History, not wanting to be accused of “close enough for government work,” calculated that each turbine would require an amount $434.7826086956521739130434… each, to mitigate the negative impact on the 18 historical sites in … Continue reading

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Memorandum of Agreement between the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and Pinnacle Wind Force LLC – Gee! Is anyone missing?

Below is the agreement between the WV Division of Culture and History and Pinnacle Wind Force LLC. I didn’t get a warm cozy feeling that this really satisfied everyone in the immediate area affected by the attack on view-shed, but … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Windtoons explains how $10,000 view-shed grant to Mineral County, WV will be spent.

Windtoons scoops the secret agreement between Pinnacle Wind Force, LLC and the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. Hey!  This mitigation thing is pretty cool!

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