Tag Archives: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Too bad this didn’t happen before the noisy 2.4 MW (never used near homes before) Japanese turbines were installed on Green Mountain near Keyser, WV, making life unbearable for neighbors of the Pinnacle wind project. Combine this ruling from a … Continue reading
Items of interest: 1:This is post number 700 at the Allegheny Treasures blog, which started nearly 30 months ago. I thought it might be fun to provide the link to the very first post, dated 9/28/2009 – Mountain Breezes – Green … Continue reading
West Virginia Physician Dr. Wayne Spiggle recently received an email from Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in which the Secretary announced that the Department of the Interior will issue a 50-state report outlining the country’s most promising ways to reconnect … Continue reading
Whenever I’m away for a bit, I often find it difficult choosing a topic to help me get back into the swing of things. This time however, thanks to the sharp eye and superb photography of Ms. Jamie Riggleman, the … Continue reading
We thank Mr. Eric Robison for allowing us to post his response to the Editors of the Cumberland (Maryland) Times-News regarding their recent article “Which bat is which?” Letter to the Editor, I am responding to your article, “Which bat … Continue reading
The following was sent this evening via email to University of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan Subject: University of Maryland – US WindForce Power Purchase Agreement Dear Chancellor Kirwan, Recently, US WindForce LLC touted the signing of a 20 year … Continue reading
Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project: “denial of the incidental take permit resulting in the full termination of project construction must be considered a viable option.”
Letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service regarding Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project September 19, 2010 Ms. Laura Hill, Assistant Field Supervisor U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service West Virginia Field Office 694 Beverly Pike Elkins, WV 26241 (Via email … Continue reading
Due to “substantial public interest,” the US Fish and Wildlife Service extends Beech Ridge wind project public comment period.
We thank Judy Rodd, Director of the citizen group Friends of Blackwater, for providing this publication in the Federal Register announcing the extension of the comment period relative to the “Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for Issuance of an … Continue reading
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
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