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Gov. Joe Manchin proposed legislation for the special session that would temporarily bar siting new wind farms near airports.
For months, supporters and opponents of a proposed 124-turbine wind project in Greenbrier County have dueled through news releases and letters to the state Public Service Commission.
The state Public Service Commission has scheduled two public hearings on a proposed Greenbrier County wind farm and ordered information about the project be available for review throughout Greenbrier and Nicholas counties.
In an ambitious $3 billion plan, the nation's largest power generator has proposed building a 550-mile power line stretched atop 13-story towers to bring surplus electricity from coal-fired plants in Appalachia and the Midwest to the power-hungry eastern seaboard.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A national panel studying the emergence of wind farms in the Mid-Atlantic region learned Wednesday that West Virginia is still trying to develop effective ways to regulate the industry.
Wind farms in West Virginia will have to do more to show they’re complying with state and federal regulations under a ruling just issued by the state Public Service Commission.