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Breaking! U of MD Chancellor punt might be a new Allegheny Treasures record!

I’ve got to admit, it wasn’t exactly the ringing endorsement I had expected.  In fact, from the email I just received from the University of Maryland Chancellor, it appears recent newspaper reports of the University of Maryland playing a role … Continue reading

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WV Master Naturalists warn US Fish and Wildlife Service of “irreparable environmental damage” resulting from construction of Beech Ridge Wind Project.

The US Fish and Wildlife Service, reacting to public requests, extended the period for submitting public comments to the USFWS concerning the EIS (environmental impact statement) preparation on the proposed incidental take permit for the Beech Ridge Wind Energy Project … Continue reading

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“Endangered bat should preclude Garrett (County Maryland) wind farms.”

Letter to the Editor of the Keyser, WV Mineral Daily News-Tribune: Mon Feb 01, 2010, 05:48 PM EST Mt. Lake Park, Md. – Endangered bat should preclude Garrett wind farms (Editor’s note: The following letter was written to the Garrett County … Continue reading

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Settlement reached at Beech Ridge industrial wind installation.

h/t Allegheny Front Alliance From the Charleston Daily Mail: Wednesday January 27, 2010 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – A Maryland developer has agreed not to build 24 turbines and will abandon 31 proposed sites at a West Virginia wind farm, settling … Continue reading

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