PSC comes up short on wind turbine details
Since Criterion's filing with the PSC on Jan. 23, there have been at least three different versions of the application circulated by the PSC for public review. ...No document has ever been posted by the PSC showing the location of Criterion's 28 industrial wind turbines. The PSC's own instructions for these applications state, "Every effort will be made to process and approve your application expeditiously. The Commission will not, however, consider incomplete applications. The single largest cause of delay in processing applications is due to incompleteness". For some reason, the PSC is ignoring its own requirements and processing an application that any reasonable person would find incomplete.
March 11, 2008
by Paul Durham
in Cumberland Times-News
Thank you for Friday's article on the PSC hearing in Garrett County on the Criterion Power Partners LLC industrial wind turbine project. ("Garrett countians sound off on plans for Clipper turbines," March 7 Times-News, Page 1A)
I think it is important that the public be made aware of some additional and very important facts that I presented to the PSC and to the People's Counsel at the hearing, issues that did not fully come out in your news article. These facts speak to the highly irregular procedure that the PSC and Criterion are using to affect, if not improperly influence,... [continue via Web link]