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“We don’t believe we mislead anyone.” – Chapter Two (or Three or Four)

Remember this post from a few days ago?  Wind developer canned response #283: “We don’t believe we mislead anyone.”  Well, the “didn’t mislead” comment came from none other than Dave Friend, CEO of US WindForce, the developers of the Pinnacle wind project … Continue reading

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“As The Bull Flies!”

Readers may have noticed a gap in posts over the last week or so.  I was off helping my daughter move into a new home and internet access was very limited.  A funny thing about being out of touch … … Continue reading

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Industrial wind … optimism just isn’t enough.

During a long ago conversation, I said to my Dad, “I’m an optimist Pop!  I’m not going through life a pessimist … you know … always seeing the negative side!”  Dad asked if I knew the definition of a pessimist.  … Continue reading

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US WindForce asks MD PSC to include specific performance measurements in Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards. Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Just kidding!

C’mon, did you really think the wind developer’s idea for Renewable Energy Standards meant a request that the Maryland PSC, or any local, state or federal agency should require transparent reporting of the actual output from their wind turbines to … Continue reading

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Email to Governor Joe Manchin questioning the decision by the WV Division of Culture and History to allow wind installations to negatively impact historic sites.

  In an earlier post I committed to ask Governor Joe Manchin his position of the “sale of landmarks” issue discussed in this post: “A question for the WV Division of Culture and History – What’s a Historic Civil War … 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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West Virginia’s Pinnacle Knob Wind Project – So many questions, so little time!

Allegheny Treasures is starting to receive, what appears to be open questions from readers regarding the Pinnacle Knob project, proposed for Mineral County, WV.  At least they’re still open to the submitters!  Maybe these have been answered, maybe not. So, … Continue reading

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