Tag Archives: USFWS

Course Correction

Welcome Back! In the past, many of the posts on this blog focused on the expansion of industrial wind in West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. We knew stopping IW’s destruction would be an uphill battle – literally – but we … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE (Contact: Laura Jackson, Pres., Save Our Allegheny Ridges (SOAR), (814) 652–‐9268) FACED WITH NOTICE OF ESA VIOLATIONS, FWS AGREES TO RECONSIDER SHAFFER MOUNTAIN BIOLOGICAL OPINION The federally endangered Indiana bat won a significant reprieve recently when the U.S. … Continue reading

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Breaking Wind – Quick hits from the industry for January 12, 2012

Items of interest: 1:”Japan wind power installations to drop 68% as subsidies halted” – Eco-Business 2:”When you add up grants, subsidies, loans, and tax credits that have been helping the solar and wind industries along, then add in mandates that … Continue reading

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I’m curious … is “Yabucoa” the Spanish word for rip-off?

Back in February of this year, Western Wind Energy issued a news release containing this statement:  The total assets of the Windstar Project as of the expected Commercial Operation Date, are valued at US $481.8 million comprising the Project’s fair … Continue reading

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