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127 sign petition for Fourmile wind project in Western Md.

FROSTBURG — A petition for a proposed wind power farm near Frostburg has drawn 127 signatures in support of the project. Maryland Public Service Commission filings also show the commission has received nine letters in support and seven against the ...

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Push to add ATV trails in western Md.

CUMBERLAND — An Allegany County official says a private developer wants to expand the number of off-road vehicle trails on state land in western Maryland. County Commissioner William Valentine told the Cumberland Times-News on Monday that the unidentified developer wants ...

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Western Md. wind project deemed aviation navigation hazard

FROSTBURG — The developer of the proposed Fourmile Ridge wind power project says it is working to overcome objections by federal aviation officials. Project developer Synergics says the Federal Aviation Administration has determined the 24 planned turbines in eastern Garrett ...

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Allegany, Garrett seek ‘energy corridor’ in western Md.

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s two westernmost counties are seeking state support for development of an “energy corridor” recognizing the economic value of the region’s natural resources. Allegany and Garrett county officials are pitching the proposal at their annual breakfast for state ...

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FEMA aid sought for blizzard damage in western Md.

WASHINGTON — Some of Maryland’s federal lawmakers are pressing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to give Garrett County more help in recovering from a blizzard spawned by Superstorm Sandy. Democratic Rep. John Delaney said Thursday that he and the state’s ...

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