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Western Md. wind farm developer gets more time

CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Public Service Commission is giving a wind power developer more time to build a proposed 25-turbine project on Dan’s Mountain in Allegany County. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the commission agreed Wednesday to give Dan’s Mountain ...

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AG Gansler: Part of wind turbine bill unconstitutional

OAKLAND — Maryland’s attorney general has deemed a portion of a law aimed at putting distance between wind turbines and homes unconstitutional. The Times-News reports that Attorney General Douglas Gansler wrote Gov. Martin O’Malley in May noting that a portion ...

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Public Service Commission to hear Fourmile wind farm proposal

The Maryland Public Service Commission is scheduled to hear a proposal to build a wind power project near Frostburg. The PSC is scheduled to hear the case Wednesday in Baltimore. Fourmile Wind Energy LLC is seeking to build the project ...

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Union Station goes to all-wind power

Washington’s Union Station has signed a three-year contract with Herndon, Va.-based Washington Gas Energy Services to receive 100 percent of its electricity from wind power. Previously, the railroad station received 50 percent of its electricity from WGES CleanSteps WindPower. Under ...

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Windbreaker: Senate blocks amendments to bill

The Senate gave preliminary approval on Thursday to legislation that would subsidize the development of energy-producing wind turbines at least 10 miles off the coast of Ocean City, moving the last of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s signature environmental initiatives to the brink of passage.

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